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A dynamic approach to fire safety system design

The role of digital tools such Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modelling in the design of fire safety systems

The impact of EU migrants in the UK construction industry

With significant skills shortage restricting construction economic growth in the industry, James Morris, managing director at Tower Eight, provides an insight into why there is a real importance of immigration to the labour market

Housebuilding’s saviour

Geoff Fawkes, director of The McAvoy Group, looks at how offsite construction is helping to address the housing crisis by increasing productivity

Inspirational flooring

Janet Lowe, head of marketing UK and Ireland at Forbo Flooring Systems, explains how to create a flooring scheme that is both practical and inspirational for all education settings

Tackling the skills shortage

Lisa Tomlin, CEO of flooring and floor coverings distributor, CFS, considers what the flooring and wider construction industry must do to tackle the skill shortage

The natural choice for new-build

When burnt correctly, wood can contribute to increased energy efficiency and a reduced carbon footprint in new-build properties. With the stove industry forging ahead of its EcoDesign schedule, Ian Sams of Specflue discusses the logistics and benefits of high-efficiency eco-stoves in new-build properties.

Future trends in kitchens

Following recent research from Caesarstone, the designer and manufacturer of premium quartz, into the key trends influencing the global interior-design market, Jon Stanley, VP marketing for Caesarstone, explores the four definitive concepts for commercial and residential kitchen interiors.

Making bathrooms inclusive

From continence issues to religion, Robin Tuffley, marketing manager at Closomat, explores why toilet accessibility extends beyond disability

Stone solultions

Brian G Newell from cladding specialist, Shackerley, compares the use of natural stone with contemporary alternatives that are now being used in ventilated façade systems

From grey to green: The importance of GI in today’s built...

With environmental issues such as climate change and urbanisation presenting more and more challenges, Sean Robinson, business development director – specification, Polypipe, discusses the importance of green infrastructure in today’s built environment