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Latest Issue : May 2017

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

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Features in this issue include:

  • Cladding & Facades: Offsite, on-trend
    The ongoing shortage of housing in the UK has lead to a resurgence in modular construction. Richard Haines of Eurobrick considers the benefits of brick slip systems in this context. See page 41…
  • Coatings, Sealants & Paints: The chemistry of quality
    Bradite’s chief chemist Sean Tormay explains why only the best makes sense when it comes to paint formulation. See page 44…
  • Folding & Sliding Doors: Let the light shine in
    Steve Bromberg of Express Bi-folding Doors explains the options available when looking at specifying “expansive” glazed doors to open up homes. See page 49…
  • Insulation: Tackling the impact of thermal bridging
    With the drive towards improved energy efficiency, thermal bridging has become a ‘hot topic’ for housebuilders. Insulation manufacturer Marmox explains why, and describes some solutions to the problem. See page 51…
  • Safety & Security: Safe as houses
    With security remaining high on a homeowner’s list of priorities, and with the threat of burglary ever-present, Martin Smith of takes a look at the different options available. See page 56…

This issue also includes a show preview for Housing 2017.

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