Maintaining integrity

Richard Burgess, marketing director at Lonsdale Metal, outlines key factors to consider when specifying glazed rooflights.

New standard highlights fire risks to ‘vulnerable’ people

LPS 1655, the latest Loss Prevention Standard from BRE Global, introduces the UK’s first fire performance benchmark for Personal Protection System (PPS) equipment. Developed in...

Biomassive savings

The installation of a new heating system throughout a tailoring factory in Yorkshire is leading to fuel savings of £19,000 a year, with the cost of installation set to be recouped within four years. Building Products reports.

Greenwich Peninsula masterplan gets Boris approval

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has given his seal of approval for the capital’s largest single regeneration development in the Greenwich Peninsula. A revised...

National living wage

Ruth Phillips, senior associate, and Alistair Smith, trainee solicitor at Shakespeare Martineau, take an in-depth look at the implementation of the national living wage next year and its likely impact on the construction industry.

Residential totals almost half of all October construction contract values

Residential construction comprised nearly half the value of all UK construction contracts in October, according to the latest Economic & Construction Market Review from industry...

Clear marking

Joe Dart speaks to distributor SIG about Assured – an initiative launched to make product compliance information and documentation easier to access for construction purchasers.

Hydro International welcomes revised SuDS guidance

Revisions to the CIRIA SuDS Manual, the so-called UK ‘bible’ for Sustainable Drainage System design and delivery, has been welcomed by Hydro International for heralding...

Guiding light

Simone Hellyer speaks to lighting specialist Philips about the applications of its LED carpet system, manufactured in partnership with Desso.

Ecobuild launches Big Innovation Pitch call for entries

Ecobuild is again teaming up with Marks and Spencer to provide a platform for companies to pitch innovative building products and solutions in the...