• Thermally broken lintels in Fabric First construction

    Richard Price, Catnic’s Technical Director, answers questions about the importance of steel lintels in th ...

    Richard Price, Catnic’s Technical Director, answers questions about the importance of steel lintels in the construction of new homes using ’fabric first’ techniques. ...

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  • Can technology help create homes that last a lifetime?

    Richard Hayward of Legrand believes technology could offer a potential solution. ...

    Richard Hayward of Legrand believes technology could offer a potential solution. ...

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  • Kitchens and bathrooms tailored to fit

    It is often the subtler details that catch a buyer’s eye – making items like taps and showers of key impo ...

    It is often the subtler details that catch a buyer’s eye – making items like taps and showers of key importance to every developer. Chris Tranter, specification product manager at Bristan, reflects on ...

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  • Kitchen trends in 2017

    Peter Loftus, Divisional Showroom Manager for Buildbase, examines the trends in the kitchen that could be ...

    Peter Loftus, Divisional Showroom Manager for Buildbase, examines the trends in the kitchen that could be the key to successful sales in the coming year. ...

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  • Salus TRV

    The Salus TRV pack features a new digital thermostat and a battery-powered, mini-size thermostatic radiat ...

    The Salus TRV pack features a new digital thermostat and a battery-powered, mini-size thermostatic radiator valve that can be wall wall-mounted or freestanding. ...

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  • Solar systems

    Housebuilders have used natural slate as a roofing material for centuries, but recent innovations now mea ...

    Housebuilders have used natural slate as a roofing material for centuries, but recent innovations now means it can incorporate solar collectors and help supply heating and hot water to a home, as Nige ...

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  • Programmable thermostat

    With issues such as comfort and energy efficiency high on the wish-list for new homeowners heating contro ...

    With issues such as comfort and energy efficiency high on the wish-list for new homeowners heating controls are now a vital component of any new build. PHPD reports on the latest programmable thermost ...

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  • Energy efficiency in new builds

    Sally Lloyd, Marketing Manager at Jaga Heating Products UK, highlights some barriers to energy efficiency ...

    Sally Lloyd, Marketing Manager at Jaga Heating Products UK, highlights some barriers to energy efficiency and affordability in new builds, and explains how to overcome them. ...

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  • The renewables opportunity

    Robin Adderley, Sales and Marketing Director at NIBE, makes the case for adding value to domestic new-bui ...

    Robin Adderley, Sales and Marketing Director at NIBE, makes the case for adding value to domestic new-build projects with renewable heat. Here he explains what developers need to know about the heat p ...

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  • The future of plumbing and heating

    With 2016 drawing to a close, Martyn Bridges, Director of Marketing and Technical Support at Worcester, B ...

    With 2016 drawing to a close, Martyn Bridges, Director of Marketing and Technical Support at Worcester, Bosch Group, shines a light on the future of the plumbing and heating landscape in the housing m ...

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