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Latest Issue : July 2016


The July issue of HbD includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Our product features in this issue include:

  • Air Conditioning & Ventilation
    What’s next for your air?
    What is the next stage of ensuring that the air we breathe is clean? Jennifer Quinn of Vortice Ltd offers answers, discussing indoor air quality and trends in the ventilation market.
  • Bathrooms & Wetrooms
    Boundless possibilities

    Lisa Zebiche from C. R. Laurence, suppliers of frameless shower enclosures, describes how achieving open, light spaces for showering can be achieved in a far wider range of developments.
  • Drainage & Plumbing
    Free your build from the water trap
    Tim Wootton of Wavin explains how compact alternatives to traditional water traps can provide the practical answers while enhancing design freedom for housebuilders in kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Floors & Floor Coverings
    Flooring is the foundation
    Adrian Crow of Insulslab explains the theory behind delivering a foundation up to finished floor level – and how this can pay dividends from both a commercial and performance perspective.

  • Stairs, Balustrades & Balconies
    Step up your interiors
    Paul Martin from stairparts specialist Richard Burbidge discusses how selecting the correct stairparts can add real impact to the entrance of a property.

  • Sustainable Building Products
    High energy efficiency for high rise apartments
    Gary Stoddart, general manager at SenerTec. explains the role that combined heat and power (CHP) can play in new build communal heating schemes.

Your feedback on the content in HbD would be enormously helpful as we strive to make the publication a more topical read. Should you have any ideas or suggestions for the future editions then please email lesley(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)