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Regeneration

GUEST ARTICLE: When is the right time to invest in a regeneration area?

When - and where - to invest in a regeneration area is a question that can have significant financial implications. Simon Clarke, Director of independent property service Acentus Real Estate, explores...
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metroSTOR

Fire safety and storing mobility scooters

This article from outdoor storage systems specialists metroSTOR looks at the importance of storing mobility scooters safely, outlining fire risks and dangers.
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House

GUEST ARTICLE: Death of the two-up, two down as rate of building halves in 20 years

The two-up, two-down is fast becoming an endangered species because the proportion of houses built with two bedrooms has halved since the turn of the century, research by Project Etopia shows.
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Health

GUEST ARTICLE: Free health checks for construction workers in University funded project

Employees of construction firms in Leicestershire and Rutland can benefit from free workplace health checks, thanks to a fully-funded project from the University of Nottingham.
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ARTICLES

FLIR

FLIR thermal imaging detects insulation defects to optimise cold storage

Gubba Cold Storage has invested in FLIR thermal imaging to prevent any insulation failures or electrical faults compromising temperature regulation.

ROCKWOOL

ROCKWOOL appoints new commercial director

ROCKWOOL, the leader in stone wool insulation, has appointed Mark Bungay as its new Commercial Director.

Closomat introduces a new guide to help give customers useable, accessible toilets

Closomat has produced a quick reference checklist to help all involved in the design and provision of the facilities get it right. 

GAI renews its call for action on fire safety competencies and fire door checks

The GAI has announced that it has renewed its call for mandatory competency checks on those who specify fire doors and associated door hardware.

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