Shaun Revill, trading director at SR Timber, says his team has long championed the use of quality, compliant roofing batten, while being vocal about its frustration at the lack of proper policing of UK standards. However, in a short space of time, two new bodies have been announced to police and drive-up standards in construction and housebuilding. Shaun asks whether this is going to bring about genuine change for the roofing sector.
As the weather is forecasted to be more erratic over the coming decades, due to temperature rises, Andrew Keer, southern sales manager at ABG, provides an in-depth guide into SuDS drainage systems, which could be the best option as drainage systems that discharge water as quickly as possible become less desirable.
Emily Newton, editor-in-chief of Revolutionized, shares with RCI, the latest innovations in the roofing, cladding and insulation industry that are bringing the sector into the future.
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.