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Latest Issue : May 2016


The May 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:

  • Coatings, Sealants & Paints
    Balancing airtight sealing and ventilation
    Peter Thompson, General Manager of ISO-Chemie UK, gives an insight into the trade-off between airtightness and ventilation when specifying sealing products.

  • Cladding & Facades
    Cladding brings refreshed look to flats of the future
    Danny Phelan, sales manager at Panel Systems, looks at how housebuilders are using innovative cladding materials to create modern, aesthetically pleasing multi-occupancy dwellings.

  • Folding, Sliding Doors
    Opening up designs and adding saleability with bifold doors
    Hugh Moss, head of marketing at Reynaers, says innovation is continuing to make bifold doors a hot topic for housebuilders.

  • Insulation
    Material benefits
    Mineral wool has long been the most popular choice amongst housebuilders, but there are other options which are as efficient in terms of both installation method and thermal performance. Bill Rumble, director of BillSave UK, which has been insulating homes for over 40 years, explains.

  • Safety & Security
    Demystifying the myths behind working at height
    Test your knowledge and make sure you know what the real threats are, says Stuart Linnitt, global engineered systems manager at Capital Safety, a 3M company.

This issue also includes a show preview for CIH Housing Conference & Exhibition.

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