Shaping the installers of the future at Futurebuild 2020

As the need for more sustainable solutions in both new and retrofit projects increases, Futurebuild has announced an exclusive new partnership with standards organisation, MCS, to deliver a dedicated platform for installers to gain cutting edge education and access practical... View Article

A Stannah platform lift future-proofs a new home in Somerset

A first-hand experience by homeowners, Alan and Christine Wiseman Making your home accessible for as long as possible is becoming standard practice in the UK. It’s called future-proofing and it’s practical, efficient and affordable, which is why Alan and Christine... View Article

Beware the law of unintended consequences!

Patrick Mooney looks at the unintended consequences of changing the law on evictions With election day this week, we will very soon know the make-up and likely direction of the next government. Trying to forecast what it will actually do... View Article

Ambient lighting, USB points and a decent pint

The beauty of providing accommodation for student living is that pretty much anything goes. Whether it’s a new hi-rise apartment block, the refurbishment of existing flats or the conversion of a more historic or non-residential building, if it’s close enough... View Article

Section 21: landlord rights explained

A consultation into the use of section 21 notices to evict fixed-term tenants is currently underway – but critics have claimed that scrapping the legislation altogether may leave 960,000 fewer homes available to renters as landlords pull out of the... View Article

Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article