The Building Envelope

Saving energy, improving lives

 

Since the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s report for Government following the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire…

Versatile by Design - Wienerberger launches SVK Fibre Cement Façades

 

Wienerberger, the leading supplier of wall, roof, and landscaping solutions, is proud to announce the addition of the SVK Fibre Cement…

Safeguard research shows homes at risk despite damp treatment

 

Homes throughout the UK may be at risk from rising damp despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs), according to…

CaberShieldPlus, flooring that keeps you building

 

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate.

CABE – Closing the gap in performance

 

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

The construction industry has long…

Schueco outward-opening window proving popular for Housing Association projects

 

Three years ago, Schueco UK launched the AWS 70 SC outward-opening window onto the UK market. Latest reports show it is proving extremely…

Brexit and Beyond

 

John Whalley, Managing Director of Nationwide Windows & Doors, leading fenestration partner to social housing landlords, looks at how…

The hidden costs of 'cheap' insulation

 

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers…

Schueco’s outward-opening window viewed as ‘go-to’ solution

 

Originally launched in 2014, the AWS 70 SC outward-opening aluminium window from Schueco UK delivers Schueco’s renowned ‘build quality’ at…

Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door & Framing System

 

After extensive research and consultation with key supply partners, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High…

Championing new homes which are Better Built in Blockwork

 

Housing Association magazine editor Victoria Galligan asked Chris Stanley, Housing Manager at Modern Masonry, about the Better Built in…

Future-proofing new homes with pure fibre infrastructure

 

Elfed Thomas is the founder and CEO of British Fibre Networks, a pure fibre network infrastructure provider. Here, he outlines why fibre…