With the launch of the government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme just weeks away, Neil Marshall, head of Insulation Alliances of England, Scotland and Wales, asks whether there is enough industry capacity to deliver the measures needed?
For decades, Roofshield has been providing roofing contractors with the highest quality, pitched roof underlay, which is both air and vapour permeable. Iain Fairnington, technical director at A.Proctor Group, explains how the product has been embraced by the construction industry since its inception in 1996.
The construction industry is being urged to have its say on the recovery plan put forward by the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum.
The Builders Merchants Federation is encouraging its members to take advantage of the government’s new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme, by providing full administrative support to simplify the engagement process and enable every BMF member to participate.
The Trussed Rafter Association will be running a virtual roadshow in October, allowing members to ‘meet’ and discuss current industry issues.
A new initiative has been launched to get manufacturers in the construction industry to take ownership of their product information. A series of articles are being produced and manufacturers are being encouraged to join a discussion group to share their views.
Government must release the breaks on sluggish construction sector activity by stepping up its support for builders who want to get accredited for the Green Homes Grants scheme, according to the Federation of Master Builders.
The Building Safety Group has reported a 41% decrease in the number of COVID-19 breaches occurring on construction sites over a three-month period.