London Build bounces back

Leading construction event London Build is returning to Olympia London on 17-18 November, providing housebuilders and developers with an opportunity to network face to face with thousands of London’s top contractors, developers, architects and more. London Build is regarded as... View Article

Pumped up

John Morris of Grant UK dispels some of the common myths around heat pumps, which are currently being hailed as the key means of heating homes to comply with the Future Homes Standard. The number of air source heat pumps... View Article

Shedding some light

Mark Pardoe of Roofglaze explores how housebuilders and developers can use rooflights to make the most out of the crucial benefits of daylight for their customers. Exposure to daylight has a whole host of benefits, both for residents’ wellness, and... View Article

HD Services Ltd are Winners in the East of England!

Regional Energy Efficiency Awards 2020/21 Announced After what has been a testing year, the Regional Energy Efficiency Awards 2020/21 have finally arrived and awarded a collection of companies due to their amazing achievements.  This year, HD Services Ltd is proud... View Article

How can SuDS Help Biodiversity Net Gain?

By Mark Manning, National Specifications Manager, SDS  THE potential for Sustainable Drainage Systems to green urban infrastructure and encourage wildlife has long been recognised as one of the four ‘pillars’ of SuDS, alongside their ability to protect against flooding, treat... View Article

Make life simpler with Siderise Non-Combustible Cavity Tray

The Siderise Non-Combustible Cavity Tray (NC-CT) combines a flexible aluminium cavity tray with non-combustible insulation to form a robust, single component solution. The product not only helps to ensure compliance with the new fire safety regulations (Approved Document C) but... View Article

The future of living

Homes UK is returning to the London Excel on 23-24 November, and is intended to provide a ‘safe and timely’ opportunity for the housing sector to collaborate and plan for a post-pandemic future. From discussing how to revive housebuilding to... View Article

Stay ahead of regs changes

Helen Hewitt of the British Woodworking Federation explains the importance of third-party certification in the context of the upcoming building safety legislation and the changes it will bring. The newly introduced Building Safety Bill – and new planning legislation introduced... View Article

Combat condensation

Condensation can be miserable and unhealthy for homeowners, and so prevention is key for any new build residential project. Martin Panes of Altaterra explores solutions, including roof windows. Water vapour is always present in the air – as a gas.... View Article

Mactaggart & Mickel do like to be beside the seaside

Award-winning homebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel have announced the launch of Phase 3 of their popular costal development, Greenan Views in Doonfoot, Ayrshire, coming later this year. 44 new homes will built at the stunning location, which offers views from the... View Article