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Don’t waste money on waste

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

New ‘combustibles’ legislation: an informed policy for timber construction?

Following the government’s decision to restrict the use of combustible materials in the external walls of new buildings over 18m tall from last December, Jeremy English, considers the impact of the legislation and the immediate and longer-term implications to the construction sector.

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

Can concrete keep up its popularity?

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material and four billion tonnes of it was produced in 2017

Eighty-one per cent of SMEs say digitisation boosts output but many...

New TomTom Telematics research highlights large number of SMEs frustrated at workflow inefficiency and turning to automation to improve productivity, communication and cost

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.

Kitchen and bathroom surfaces with style and substance

Natural materials such as marble and wood are really coming to the fore in interior design but they are rarely the most practical choice for the kitchen or bathroom environment. Here, Simon Boocock, managing director of CRL Stone, looks at some of the alternatives available.

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.

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

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