Jewson latest Sustainable Building Guide
Latest Sustainable Building Guide
New edition includes new products, updates on Government incentives and initiatives and a new section on the Greenworks Training Academy.
Since launching in November 2010, 60,000 copies of the guide have been picked up by trade professionals - illustrating the need for knowledge in the industry.
As sustainability remains high on Jewson's agenda, the second edition of the Sustainable Building Guide continues to advise all construction professionals ranging from small to medium builders, contractors and developers on how to adapt day-to-day working practices to ensure a more sustainable build.
The guide covers foundations, flooring, walls, insulation, timber, windows, roofs and water management.
It also provides advice on a comprehensive range of renewable systems.
Jewson’s new Roofing Guide, available free at their 600 branches including specialist roofing branches across the UK that provide all builder’s roofing requirements including products from companies such as such as Redland, Marley, Russell, Sandtoft, Eternit, Cembrit Blunn and Velux. Jewson also offer an online roofing design solutions service and free estimating service.
Persimmon are reducing carbon emissions by using the nearest Jewson branch for each delivery. Persimmon builds over 10,000 private homes a year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide and Jewson supply sustainable timber and building materials from its 600 branches. They are supplying chipboard flooring for 390 Persimmon developments across the UK.
Jewson’s Scarborough and Whitby branches will supply sustainable timber and building materials, as part of a 3 year £1.5m contract to help Yorkshire Coast Homes improve efficiencies in their planned and reactive repair service for their 4,600 properties across the county of North Yorkshire. Jewson will also provide a van re-stocking service.
Jewson improve overall safety when loading and making deliveries with Drop Side Fall Restraint System and a bulk bag grab nip Safety System installed in 450 of it delivery vehicles. The Safe-T-Drop ensures Jewson drivers can safely access the load-space on the vehicle whilst preventing accidental falls, and a new bag grab nip means the delivery can be made without the driver getting onto the vehicle bed.
The new Jewson 24/7, user-friendly, online service enables trade professionals to view their order history, update any details, see their current balance and download documents, as well as request credit limit reviews. Positive response from over 4000 Jewson customers in London already using the service.