Kingspan Tek provides off-site solution for luxury homes

The Silverlake development of sustainable homes in West Dorset is setting the standard for low-impact construction with the Kingspan TEK Building System. The bespoke holiday homes and on-site spa have all been constructed from the versatile off-site solution, ensuring excellent... View Article

Off-site construction: balancing risk and reward

In a bid to speed up construction and begin to address the UK’s worsening shortfall of new homes, developers are increasingly turning to novel off-site construction methods, such as ‘flying factories’. When used effectively, these temporary factories can reduce the... View Article

Net zero homes project wins prestigious Ashden Award

A pioneering approach to get UK homes up to the proposed net zero energy standard has won a first prize in the 2019 Ashden Awards. The award recognises the role of the National Energy Foundation in championing the Energiesprong retrofit... View Article

Tiny homes will be part of Theresa May’s legacy, says NFB

The prime minister must take responsibility for the “tiny homes” that she facilitated by ignoring industry and campaigner advice for better housing standards and more appropriate policy. Changes to policy are welcomed but, unfortunately, it is too little too late... View Article

How can technology aid retirement living?

Gavin Bashar, UK Managing Director of market-leading provider of Connected Care and Health solutions Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the ways technology is transforming retirement living. Technology has improved many areas of modern life, but has yet to realise its full potential... View Article

Talasey Group celebrates 15 years in business!

Talasey Group is proudly celebrating its 15-year anniversary this June. A milestone for the company, the anniversary represents the landscaping supplier’s continued success and ability to exceed customer expectations with a diverse product portfolio and exceptional service. Back in 2004,... View Article

One step ahead

Lee Hunt of Canal architectural explains how housebuilders and specifiers can get one step ahead with the latest staircase trends. Staircase design, as with all interior design, is constantly evolving, and new design trends are continually emerging. The staircase is... View Article

Golding Homes secures £100m facility from Lloyds Bank

One of the South East’s largest housing associations has secured a £100million revolving credit facility from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, to help fund its development pipeline of more than 2,000 new homes between now and 2025. Golding Homes owns and... View Article

A breath of fresh air

Vent-Axia’s Jordan Lilford explains the challenges the Government’s Clean Air Strategy presents for housebuilders, as well as looking at potential solutions. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is increasingly important following a raft of research that has pointed to the potential health... View Article