Follow the link to detailsof the Sapphire Balustrades record-breaking demonstration of the value of offsite construction, with an entire residential project’s pre-assembled balconies being installed in a single day!
We also explain the benefits of plasterboard in steel frame construction; the benefits of combining BIM and digital prototyping; and a step-by-step video guide to installing render.
We are encouraging all those involved in specifying and supplying timber to visit Timber Expo next month for 2 days packed with the latest products, innovations and developments. Alongside the Exhibition there are free seminars, ToolBox Talks, Timber Awards, plus the Buyers & Specifiers Forum – which is a great way to do business. Register here for the show.
On the jobs front we have news that industry vacancies up 8% in July, 33% in last 12 months – and there is a boom in UK white-collar construction workers wages, especially architects.
And finally, every white van man or women should check-out the latest Infographic that shows the real costs of transport and how to make big savings.
Freefoam has announced the launch of a photographic competition, designed to celebrate and acknowledge the vision and ambition of its installers and homeowners.Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Cladding, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Facades, Fascias, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
When considering the right air conditioning unit for a mental health environment, several factors are at play, as Contour has discussed here…Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors
Specifiers can rely on the unique qualities of Nullifire SC902 intumescent coating to achieve fire protection for their steel frame projects in winter.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Security and Fire Protection, Steel and Structural Frames
An air conditioning guard works to protect your current units in place. Keeping this in mind, what are the benefits to an air conditioning guard? Contour explains…Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors