There is no place like a modular home

Nick Cowley, managing director at PVCu window and door manufacturer, Euramax, explains the different ways in which modular builds can be used.

A window to the future

Over the last 12 months, the UK windows market has increased by 1.2% totalling 6.82 million frames, with the value of installed products growing up to £2.38 billion. Here, Building Products editor, Sophie Stevens, talks to Lorraine Balch, certification manager for fenestration at the British Standards Institute (BSI), about the factors shaping the fenestration product sector.

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....

Lower energy bills are driving the demand for LED lighting in...

Steve Gardner, managing director of EcolightingUK talks about led technology and the results they are achieving in warehouses and distribution centres

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

Building a better future: transforming construction

Construction is a significant part of the UK economy. However, we could be getting more from our built environment. There are a number of issues within the sector that are holding us back. What are the problems? What causes them? What’s the solution? Here’s a closer look at transforming construction.

The importance of planned maintenance

Designing and installing effective fire safety systems for a new build or refurbishment is vital to the safety of occupants, however this is only the first step. John Harris, national sales manager at Fire Design Solutions discusses why it is paramount that once installation and commissioning is complete, experts carry out maintenance regularly

Climate change: Inaction is not an option

As the world’s leading scientists warn that extensive action is required to reduce the devastating impact of global warming on our planet, architect, Thomas Denhof, asks: when will we get serious about climate change?

EPS: A versatile alternative

Adrian Walker, sales manager at Sundolitt, discusses the benefits of expanded polystyrene as a fill material