NHBC predicts rise in ‘smart homes’

Research by the NHBC Foundation has found that smart home technology is set to rise from 11% today to 27% by 2020. Smart technologies identified...

Part of the community

Drainage pipe and inspection chambers from Wavin are helping to make a difference at a community project in Dorset. Building Products reports.

Construction product sales slow in Q4 2015

The Construction Product Association’s latest State of Trade Survey has reported a slowdown in growth in sales of construction products in the fourth quarter...

Best in the field

Building Products takes a close look at several of the winning projects from the 2015 Brick Awards.

Ecobuild 2016 announces housing conference lineup

Some of the most influential and outspoken names in the UK housing industry will present their visionary and powerful opinions in the housing-themed sessions...

‘Mega projects’ see 2015 construction value hit £74bn

The value of total construction contracts awarded in the UK reached £74bn in 2015, a year-on-year increase of 16%, according to the latest Economic &...

Housebuilding surge creates over 100,000 jobs in 2015

Over 100,000 new jobs were created in England alone last year as a result of the big increase in housebuilding, a report released today...

Cradle to cradle

Steve Hemmings, head of EHS & Sustainability at Siniat, explains why the construction industry must be at the forefront of making the potentially difficult transition to a circular economy.

Medite – SmartPly to sponsor Ecobuild DISCOVER feature

Medite - SmartPly has been announced as stand sponsor for a major new feature at Ecobuild 2016. DISCOVER will be a social hub showcasing...

VeriSmart Heating unveils new hybrid electric radiator

VeriSmart Heating has launched a new hybrid electric radiator, the EcoSlimline. The product is designed for those who want the benefits of convection, which warms the...