Modular washrooms

Trevor Bowers, director at Washroom Washroom, explains how off-site construction can provide an effective solution to the age-old problem of missed deadlines and delayed projects which continue to blight the construction industry.

Rockfon launches new ‘ultra-white’ ceiling tile

Rockfon has launched its whitest ever ceiling tile - Rockfon Blanka. By applying a specialist coating sourced from the US space industry to a high performance stone...

Growing pains

Kevin Jones, director of business development at the Portakabin Group, looks at how off-site construction is helping healthcare providers meet the increasing pressure on hospital services.

Ecobuild secures record number of pre-registrations

Ecobuild has secured a record number of pre-registered visitors ahead of the new-look show next year. Passing the 10,000 pre-registrations mark with six months to go...

Latest ONS figures reveal dip in construction output

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal a 4.3% fall in construction, the first year-on-year fall since May 2013. In August...

Fenestration challenges

Jon Palethorpe, commercial director at Technal, looks at current trends in fenestration design and specification, as well as key considerations for the specification of high performance windows.

Second renewable energy firm to enter administration sparks industry alarm

Calls for the Government to rethink its green policies have grown louder following the collapse of two leading Green Deal and renewable energy installers. Climate...

Sustainable fabric

The envelope design of a new Tesco ‘eco’ store in Suffolk was required to meet exacting environmental criteria, whilst still remaining visually sympathetic to the local surroundings. Building Products reports.

Marshall-Tufflex extends its aluminium trunking range

Marshall-Tufflex is further expanding its cable management range with the launch of a sleek new 170 mm aluminium profile. Elegance 170 Aluminium (170 x 55 mm) is...

On the Table: Information Technology

With the Government’s deadline for Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) just around the corner, we asked our panel of BIM-compliant manufacturers how they have approached adoption of the technology in its infancy, and how engagement has benefitted them and the industry so far.