Josh Burbidge, Managing Director of Archwood Group, has revealed the pressures his companies are facing from long delays and extra costs due to Brexit and urges a more ‘streamlined’ approach to paperwork.
The establishment of a new regulator to ensure homes are built from safe materials is ‘an opportunity to reset the compliance bar’ and further strengthen the message that products must be fit for purpose’, says SIG’s Commercial Director Andy Williamson.
PipeSnug has welcomed the Government response to its own consultation on the Part L of the Building Regulations, which specifies the use of pipe grommets and collars on incoming service penetrations and internal building services in new build dwellings.
An in-depth NHBC report into how lessons learned from the past century can help increase the use of timber frame and other Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in the future has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis.
In a survey by Home Quality Mark, over two thirds of respondents said sustainable features are important in a prospective property. For a home to be sustainable, it must have elements that lower environmental impact, but must also be built to last. Nick Cowley, Managing Director at Endurawood, explores how to construct sustainable and durable new builds.
Rodney Laws, Editor at Ecommerce Platforms, shares tips to get back to some kind of normalcy to help those mentally adjusted to a post-COVID-19 world but still struggling to work as effectively as they did before.
A forklift truck is a vital tool, and significant investment, that should be regularly maintained and productively managed across its whole lifetime. But how many businesses fall short, wonders Ross Farquhar, Strategic Planning Manager at Rushlift.
Following calls from architectural experts to save on carbon emissions by upgrading older buildings instead of knocking them down, Steve Richmond, Head of Marketing and Technical at REHAU Building Solutions, explains why retrofitting is key to more sustainable buildings.