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
Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, expert providers of construction health & safety training across the UK, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap
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.
With a growing number of people spending the vast majority of their time indoors, there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that creating strong connections between nature and man-made environments can increase our wellbeing. Here, Dr Ed Suttie, research director, BRE, considers how biophilic building design can positively influence our physical and psychological health.