Zedfactory to unveil housing innovation at Ecobuild

Architecture firm Zedfactory is set to unveil a "ground-breaking" solution to the housing shortage at Ecobuild, according to the show's organisers. The solution claims...

Prevention is the cure

Kevin O’Gorman, director of marketing at Grace Construction Products, examines the vital role external waterproofing membranes can play in protecting concrete structures.

Brick Development Association rebuts brick shortage accusations

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has responded to what it sees as “highly misleading and unhelpful” comment from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and...

Bad weather impacts winter construction starts

The construction sector is suffering from its worst winter since 2013, according to the latest figures released today by Glenigan. The value of new work starting...

Dispute resolution

Sarah Nolan, head of commercial law at QualitySolicitors Jackson Canter, discusses the problems that arise with contractors, how they can be remedied and why a good site or project manager is worth their weight in gold.

Inta launches new heat interface unit

Inta has introduced its ‘HIPER’ high performance heat interface unit (HIU), designed to deliver heating and hot water whilst improving energy efficiency and minimising...

‘Healthier’ stores could improve profits, report finds

Retailers can improve the shopping experience for their customers and potentially increase their profits by providing greener, healthier stores, according to a major report...

Plan to succeed

To ensure the shelf-life and efficient running of M&E equipment, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is essential, says Chris Wollen, chairman at Ergro.

Energy seminars take centre stage at Ecobuild

Ecobuild 2016 is set feature an 'energy' learning hub, featuring a series of case study-led seminars. The CPD-accredited programme is designed to provide exhibitors and visitors with...

Flood preparation

When constructing new homes in areas that may become prone to flooding, it’s important to build in flood resistance and flood resilience, says Hudson Lambert, director at Safeguard Europe.