Manufacturer optimism remains high, despite weaker Q3 product sales

Weaker product sales during Q3 has not dampened optimism over future prospects, according to the Construction Products Association's latest State of Trade Survey. The survey...

Seal of approval

With clients continually demanding more from window sealant products, Peter Thompson, general manager, ISO-Chemie UK, explains why solutions need to deliver both high levels of performance and ease of installation.

Origin introduces twin flush casement window system

Origin, the British manufacturer of bi-folding doors, windows and blinds, has launched a new window system. The Origin Window is said to be the first...

Big data benefits

Bev James, managing director, Axon Data Services, looks at ‘Big Data’, and explains how it is driving supply chain adoption of Smart Data analytics in construction.

Ecobuild event debates the delivery of healthy homes

An event held in London last week as part of World Green Building Week saw a panel of industry experts looking at the need...

Elevated value

Alastair Stannah, managing director at Stannah Lifts, discusses factors to consider when specifying lifts for domestic settings.

Kawneer launches new unitised curtain walling

Architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer has enhanced its curtain wall portfolio with the launch of a fast-track dry-glazed unitised system. An alternative to the AA201...

Guaranteed protection

Amanda Green, marketing manager at SIGA Slate, argues that when specifying natural slate, it is worth paying more to work with reputable suppliers, to prevent being short-changed in the event of product failure.

Barwood Products blasts Doc M non-compliant firms

Meeting requirements for the Government Approved Document M of the Building Regulations 2010 is a moral obligation and should never be a ‘tick box’...

Building a sustainable future

Darren Evans, managing director at Darren Evans Energy Assessors, says that greater emphasis must be put on sustainability training during higher education, otherwise the next generation of building professionals will struggle to cope with engineering buildings resilient to future energy demands.