While the primary purpose of fire protection measures is to safeguard life, there are wider implications too. As a building’s fire performance comes under greater scrutiny from financial service providers, Paul Barrett, head of product management at ROCKWOOL, explores what this means for contractors and how to mitigate risk.
With the end of the pandemic potentially in sight, remote working capabilities may remain, even after social distancing restrictions are eased. Andrew Richardson, a copywriter at Mobile Mini, explains why safely accommodating as many workers as possible back into work may be the saving factor for the construction and the roofing sector.
Your property is an asset with a value that should be appreciated over time. However, this is largely dependent on other factors like maintenance as well as the development happening in the surrounding area among others.
Research carried out by Roofing Megastore has revealed that homeowners have taken more of an interest in green home improvements after the construction sector grinded to a halt due to the pandemic.
The recent announcement by the Environmental Audit Committee that the £2 billion Green Home Grant has seen only 20,000 vouchers issued since it opened last September, highlights that the policy needs a radical overhaul to succeed.
Beneficial for space-saving, energy efficiency and housing mechanical and electrical equipment, flat roofs are commonly specified for diverse applications across many sectors. Considering this, Will Wigfield, product manager – flat roof at ROCKWOOL UK, examines the role of the modern roof, discusses why it is susceptible to fire hazards, and offers best practice advice on how best to mitigate these.
Nowadays, with most people using the internet to search for contractors, search engine optimisation (SEO) is becoming increasingly important. RCI talks with Kain Michael Jagger from Barbell SEO, to understand the best way of making sure your business stands out on a search engine results page.