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Latest Issue : June 2016


The June 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:

  • Bricks, Blocks & Stonework
    Foundations of efficiency
    Cliff Fudge, technical director at H+H explains how lightweight aircrete blocks have been providing practical and financial benefits for decades.
  • Finance & Insurance
    Get it covered
    It is easy to see why the complexities of insurance can be a burden and even intimidating. Here Steve Mansour, Group CEO of construction insurance specialist CRL, gives some clarity on construction insurance for housebuilders.

  • Glass & Glazing
    Industrial evolution
    Offering a combination of a subtle profile, strength and thermal performance, steel-framed windows are the answer for achieving design freedom with classic industrial style in residential builds. Ellice Bateman reports.

  • Roofing
    A lofty solution to make the most of space
    By Martin Shave, Domestic Business Development Manager for Protan, a leading manufacturer of roofing and construction membranes.

  • Smart-Home Technology
    Be smart and help owners take control
    Christian Schiemann, ABB’s product marketing manager for wiring accessories says that advances in smart home technology have enabled it to be used as a key selling point to homebuyers.

This issue also includes our annual Eco & Green Products Showcase.

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)