No sign of a Brexit impact

£6.2bn worth of construction contracts awarded

ONS figures indicate increased uptake of construction materials…

...The Brick Development Association responds...

Change starts at home

New energy pilot initiative seeks to improve thermal performance of older UK housing stock

New initiative to ensure all buildings are ‘net zero’ by 2050

The World Green Building Council has launched the project in alliance with Green Building Councils around the world

Worker numbers and environmental issues under the spotlight as clarity called...

Industry calls for Government action following last Thursday’s EU Referendum

Employment relationships

Employers in the construction industry should treat employee relationships as they would a building project – the contract must be designed to specification, the foundations laid, walls built and each relationship maintained to avoid damage and the need for restoration, says Charles Urquhart, partner, Clyde & Co.

Hermetically sealed

The installation of airtight entrance and garage doors has helped deliver low U-values and a high standard of energy efficiency at a self-build property in Leicestershire. Building Products reports.

Making the future

AMRC Factory 2050, the UK’s first fully reconfigurable assembly and component manufacturing facility for collaborative research, is set to become a new central hub for innovation in engineering. Building Products reports on the delivery of the building’s complex glazed envelope.

Thermal comfort

A ‘whole-house’ approach to thermal comfort can enable the creation of energy efficient homes that achieve performance and not just compliance, as Rob Warren, head of technical at Celotex explains.

IBI Group to design Aberystwyth Innovation Campus

IBI Group has been appointed to design the £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC), aimed at creating market-focused solutions for the agri-tech industry. Aberystwyth University...