Research by Screwfix suggests 57% of tradespeople struggle to find skilled labour, whilst 37% believe apprenticeships are not given enough respect.
The new GTD (Gilberts Tile Diffuser) is a unique development from the Blackpool-based company that offers a near-invisible method of working ventilators into a perforated ceiling.
University of Birmingham is making health and fitness accessible to all with the introduction of two, fully-accessible hygiene rooms at its sports club.
Aggregate Industries has become a supplier to retirement living specialist McCarthy & Stone, with Charcon Construction Solutions and its Building Products team completing a range of projects and orders in 2017.
Victaulic has announced the continental debut of its Refuse-to-FuseTM solution, with the new technique enabling HDPE pipes to be coupled with no need for fusion.
RABScreen will be making its debut at January’s HVAC & Refrigeration show, where the focus will be on its latest easy-to-fit designs.
Marketing manager at Closomat, Robin Tuffley, believes inclusion and accessibility access go beyond people solely with disabilities, but those with racial, religious, physical and mental considerations too.
REHAU’s RAUTHERMEX piping has featured in a large scale district heating project in Glasgow, in which four tower blocks are set to be upgraded, providing efficient and affordable heating to over 300 social housing properties.
October saw total merchant sales to builders and contractors at their highest since GfK began compiling BMBI sales data in July 2014, although the Index has said the effects of inflation cannot be ignored, as many sectors have reported significant price increases over the past year.
REHAU’s dedication to boosting the professional development of its specifier and installer customers continues, as it is sponsoring the Building Services Forum 2018.