December 15, 2019

What have we learned from Grenfell?

September 17, 2019

Two years on from what the BBC referred to as ‘one of the UK’s worst modern disasters’[1], causing 72 deaths and a widespread cultural reaction, Aidan Bell, co-founder of sustainable building materials company Envirobuild, asks: [read more…]

The importance of protective floor membranes

September 4, 2019

Simon Lloyd of Kiwa Building Products, outlines the importance of floor membranes in protecting buildings from water, sub-soil gases and harmful substances in the ground. The concrete ground floor of a building must be constructed to: [read more…]

Changing the climate in roofing

August 27, 2019

The construction industry can play its part in the battle to address climate change, by looking to the roof. Currently, around 10% of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions are directly associated with construction*. Increased use [read more…]

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