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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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ABCD

ABC&D ARTICLE: New Scottish legislation leads the way in smoke alarm coverage

Andy Speake, national technical manager at Aico, explains the changes to smoke alarm legislation in Scotland, in August's edition of ABC&D magazine...
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ABCD

ABC&D ARTICLE: Specifying washrooms for the high street

Water controls and sanitaryware manufacturer, DELABIE, looks at how to extend the life of public and commercial bathrooms through considered specification, in August's edition of ABC&D...
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ARTICLES

Designing daylight to the new EN 17037 with VELUX

VELUX has introduced a new whitepaper on using VELUX Modular Skylights to help meet the new European Standard for daylighting in buildings, EN 17037.

ASSA ABLOY

Five steps to make sure your access control locks are future-proof with ASSA ABLOY

Choosing the right electronic locks is a decision you want to get right. Mistakes can prove expensive, as ASSA ABLOY have discussed here…

REHAU

REHAU launches new fire clip

REHAU’s new fire clip set provides fire-resistant cable support compliant with the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations.

Durapipe

Durapipe's Vulcathene obtains new BBA certificate

Vulcathene has retained its British Board of Agrement (BBA) Approval, offering specifiers and installers of chemical waste systems reassurance.

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