With pitched roofs problems being implicated in 60% of NHBC claims, the latest Buildingtalk Newsletter features a new roof putty solution that looks useful.
There is also an industry debate going over the value of dry fix systems v. mortar for roofing and I would welcome any comments on this via [email protected]
The latest UK Construction PMI reports growth at the fastest pace for 7 months but strains on lead-times, not least because of skills shortages. Buildingtalk is backing Get Britain Building 2020 Plan launched in London yesterday. It aims to see a further 200k jobs created through more house building and infrastructure projects. With the average age of construction workers now over 50, we do need to find ways of encouraging the younger generation into the industry. They can check out career opportunities via Buildingtalk JOBsearch.
Finally, a reminder to custom and selfbuilders about Grand Designs Live next month at the NEC – a great show to see innovative products. Here is a link for details and free tickets for Buildingtalk readers.
HMG Paints, the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, have attained Made in Britain accreditation.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes
Senior Architectural Systems has provided a high-performance fenestration package for a stunning new residential development in Nottingham.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Curtain Walling, Doors, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows
A new report — from IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions and analysts Omdia — reveals fresh market data generated by a survey conducted at the end of 2020.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Publications, Research & Materials Testing, Security and Fire Protection
Lake Huron House, on the banks of one of North America’s five Great Lakes; features glass products from the Pilkington product portfolio.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Glass, Glass Projects, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows