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Latest Issue : August 2016


The August 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:

  • Eco & Green Products
    Choose high efficiency insulation, naturally
    Duncan Voice from Insulation Superstore looks at the reasons why construction specifiers are increasingly investing in the benefits of eco insulation products.
  • Interiors
    Smart looks, smart operation
    The ‘wow’ factor can be achieved in new homes combined with costeffective smart lighting and audio control to provide the best of both worlds for developers. One company is realising the benefits in several new schemes.
  • Landscaping & External Finishes
    Safe, secure and sustainable

    Paul Garlick of green wall systems company Mobilane looks at the challenge of installing boundaries that satisfy safety and security requirements, as well as being eco-friendly.

  • Rainwater & Greywater Products
    A classic blend of old and new

    As real cast iron can be expensive and time consuming to work with, Hayley Lowry of Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage explains how an efficient and economical alternative is fast becoming the main requirement.

  • Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
    Waking up to the benefits of SIPs

    Chris Duckworth of SIP Build UK discusses the slowly rising trends of using SIPs and off-site construction, and explains why it’s taking the industry so long to adopt the new methods.

    This issue also includes our annual Doors, Windows & Conservatories Supplement.

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)