The Building Envelope

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CaberShieldPlus flooring

CaberShieldPlus, flooring that keeps you building for up to 60 days, even with the roof off

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Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

By Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

The construction industry has long grappled with the challenges of closing the performance gap between as-designed and as-built building performance. From air quality to ventilation, fire safety to occupant wellbeing; how can we improve buildings and ensure we are getting the best performing building both now and in the long-term?

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Social housing properties

John Whalley, Managing Director of Nationwide Windows & Doors, leading fenestration partner to social housing landlords, looks at how RSLs and property managers can try to mitigate at least some of the uncertainties surrounding Brexit

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Installation of Kingspan Kooltherm K106 cavity board

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers can reduce construction thicknesses and actually save on total upfront costs.

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Schueco's AWS 70 SC window

The AWS 70 SC outward-opening aluminium window from Schueco UK delivers Schueco’s renowned ‘build quality’ at an economical price.

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Comar's 9P.i high performance window

Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door and Framing System.