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A splash of colour

Brian Bell, head of technical services for Marley Alutec discusses the importance of colour when considering a rainwater system and how the vibrancy and uniformity can be maintained throughout the building’s life

Time to launch a two-pronged waterproofing attack

Les Trayer, business manager at GCP Applied Technologies, shares best practice advice to provide combined protection for below ground concrete structures that are particularly vulnerable to water and corrosion.

Don’t waste money on waste

Outsourced waste management and recycling solutions provider, Reconomy, looks at how to effectively manage waste while minimising costs.

Surface preparation in the food industry – the regulation jungle

Oscar Peralta, West Coast territory manager for surface preparation equipment manufacturer National Flooring Equipment, advises contractors on how to ensure regulatory compliance when preparing surfaces for the food industry

Government to give £200m to replace Grenfell-style cladding: is it enough?

Stephen Horin, managing director at Bushbury Cladding, delves into the recent announcement and the reaction, and asks is it enough?

Low sightline IGUs: Why some specifiers are on thin ice

Alex Gray, managing director of Saveheat Group, says that the installation of non-compliant specialist glass units in heritage buildings may lead to injury and prosecution

Bringing construction sites in line with social distancing guidelines

With more and more people heading back to work, construction sites are having to be brought into line with new Government guidelines due to...

Why Modular Buildings and Lighting Controls Are A Class Act

As class sizes reach all-time highs and budgets keep shrinking, Martyn Frear, business development manager at CP Electronics, explains why modular buildings and lighting controls can ease the squeeze on schools and education.

Lifting the lid on washrooms

Joe Bell, Formica Group, talks public toilets and the most pressing concerns when it comes to the most personal of space.

Intelligent washroom control

The use of intelligent water management systems in commercial washrooms is growing year on year. Here, David Meacock, technical director at Cistermiser Keraflo, outlines the options available to help specifiers make a more informed choice and also looks to the future.