Jun 27, 2017 Last Updated 3:06 PM, Jun 22, 2017
Two years ago, an RICS report highlighted that 73% of surveyors believed that lack of Business Information Modelling (BIM) will “seriously hinder” UK construction. The survey also highlighted that of those not currently using BIM within their organisation, 68% of respondents thought that there wasn’t…
The drive towards more sustainable buildings has led to an evolution of green roofs from specialist eco-feature to much more mainstream specification. Whether the green roof is specified to help a building blend into rural or semi-rural surroundings, to enhance biodiversity or to gain BREEAM…
Gary Laird, Commercial Waterproofing Development Manager at Peter Cox, explains the importance of understanding the regulations regarding designing and installing waterproofing systems, and the training individuals need to enable them to do this properly.
Kemper System's Stratex warm roof system has been used to upgrade the roofs of five social housing apartment blocks as part of an investment programme supporting a £20 million stock transfer from Gloucester City Council to housing association Gloucester City Homes.
The repair and upgrade for the roof of sheltered housing complex, Hatton Hall – without disrupting the occupants or damaging the adjoining listed building – has given a new lease of life to the 80s building.
KEMPER SYSTEM manufacture KEMPEROL® liquid roofing and waterproofing systems for the long-term protection of roofs buildings and critical structures. At Ecobuild 2017, our roofing products continue to address the question: What is sustainability?
The construction of a new extension to the teaching facilities at Glebe School in West Wickham, Kent, has featured the use of 140 mm wide Thermoblock units manufactured by Marmox Limited, specified to carry the main structural envelope of the two-storey building.
The roof of a busy hotel in the central of Manchester required general repairs and had failing waterproofing to the parapet walls.
Flagship waterproofing membrane Newton 403 HydroBond has been shortlisted in the Product Innovation of the Year – Materials category at the prestigious London awards.
The construction industry’s drive towards considering lifetime structural performance, rather than just the lifetime of the construction project itself, is having a noticeable impact on attitudes towards product selection and implementation processes. Toby Champion, Commercial Director at Newton Waterproofing Systems, considers the motivations behind this,…
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