Making bathrooms inclusive

From continence issues to religion, Robin Tuffley, marketing manager at Closomat, explores why toilet accessibility extends beyond disability

Inspirational flooring

Janet Lowe, head of marketing UK and Ireland at Forbo Flooring Systems, explains how to create a flooring scheme that is both practical and inspirational for all education settings

Tackling the skills shortage

Lisa Tomlin, CEO of flooring and floor coverings distributor, CFS, considers what the flooring and wider construction industry must do to tackle the skill shortage

No matter what the event, modular constructions are the way to...

From temporary fencing to box offices, gatehouses and kiosks, modular builders can quickly provide event planners answers they're looking for

Want to get an edge on your competition? Go bespoke

F.H. Brundle is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of handrail and balustrade systems, and has been serving the trade for over 130 years....

A cleaner, greener future?

As homeowners and businesses seek to identify new ways of reducing their carbon foot-prints, Kevin Knapp, CEO of Ecolution Group, looks at renewable energy and the advances set to emerge within the next 20-30 years.

Want to know if your customers are satisfied? Commission a CS...

Roy Kemp, managing partner at Synergy Group Media, a specialist marketing agency to the building and materials sector, outlines the benefits of good customer communication and why talking to your customers and understanding what they say can improve your business.

Migrating towards bird-friendly buildings

With millions of birds globally dying each year after striking buildings, Leo Pyrah, product manager at Pilkington United Kingdom, discusses the challenge of designing and retrofitting developments to be more bird-friendly

The natural choice for new-build

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.

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