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Knauf Insulation appoints Neil Hargreaves as managing director

He takes over from John Sinfield, who is leaving to pursue a new opportunity outside the company

Revealed: The London boroughs with the most approved planning permission applications

15% of homeowners are opting to improve instead of move, which is a 12% increase from five years previous

New homes offer improved energy efficiency

Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half

Study from Zeroignition finds architects lack fire protection knowledge

92% of architects unable to define key building fire protection terms, says Zeroignition survey

Stewart Milne Timber Systems responds to Future Homes Standard

The government’s planned introduction of a Future Homes Standard by 2025 is welcome news for the housebuilding and offsite timber frame industry, according to Alex Goodfellow, group managing director

BSRIA sponsored MEP & POD technology award at Offsite Construction Awards

The Offsite Construction Awards celebrate the best in precision building design and delivery

3D printer to build two-storey house in Belgium

The purpose of the endeavour is said to be to convince the Flemish construction industry of the merits of this innovative technique with practical examples

Introducing Grown in Britain

The independent report, Recommendation 18, urged the government, woodland owners and businesses to work together to unlock the benefits of British timber in their supply chains. Grown in Britain was born.

BSRIA launches Offsite Construction for Building Services Topic Guide

It is an ‘at a glance publication’ to give readers a glimpse of the subject and suggests further reading.

Langley pledges support for the 100% Hackitt campaign

The 100% Hackitt campaign is an initiative which aims to ensure that all recommendations made in the Hackitt Review of fire safety and building regulations are fully implemented