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New homes offer improved energy efficiency

Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half

Planning consent for micro homes in Aylesbury

The scheme provides much-needed single person accommodation for social rent using converted shipping containers to create contemporary, environmentally-friendly homes

New construction investment to attract, train and retain new talent

The £17.8 million investment will help to support employers in training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges

Government ‘far too slow’ in Grenfell Tower fire response, says Committee

In a report published today, the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has called on the government to recognise the need for urgency in removing dangerous cladding from existing buildings and reforming the building and fire safety regime

GGF issues statement on CPR and insulating glass units

It is now six years since compliance with the Construction Products Regulations (CPR) became a legal requirement in the UK

Brick Awards 2019 shortlist announced

The 2019 Brick Awards beat its record number of entries again this year with 349 entries across 15 hotly-contested categories

Five ways the UK construction sector can reduce its plastic waste

To celebrate ‘Plastic Free July’, Insulation Express has uncovered five ways the construction industry can lessen its plastic consumption on a day-to-day basis

Revealed: Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from building information modelling

Sellhousefast found that professionals’ view reduced rework through better coordination and clash detection (76%) as the biggest advantage of harnessing BIM

Healthcare construction output fell by over 15% to £2.5bn in 2018

The healthcare pipeline is now mainly concentrated on smaller, lower value extension and refurbishment projects of existing facilities

Fire Prevention in Europe: Zeroignition study highlights serious differences in knowledge

Only 3% of UK, German and French architects are able to identify the four basic fire protection terms