The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is holding a consultation on the latest draft of its standard for Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products (BES 6001).
The process began in a review workshop held in October 2012 in conjunction with the Construction Products Association. This event identified some of the potential key points to be examined, includi... Read more
The use of PVC as a construction material in the London 2012 Olympics has highlighted how PVC provides credible performance and sustainability when taking into account the whole life cycle of the product.
Good news for building specifiers and roofline installers: the latest survey from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has confirmed that the third quarter of 2013 saw an increase in housing projects.
Does the decking on your patio or outdoor dining area look past its best? If so, it might be time to consider replacing it.
More homeowners are choosing to upgrade their decking, when the time comes, with hard-wearing, low-maintenance composite materials. These are not only more durable but retain the natural appeal of timber. That allows you to cre... Read more
Taxpayer-subsidised mortgages are now available after the Government launched its Help To Buy scheme three months earlier than previously announced.