• Insulation | Build beyond the regulations

    Jol Berg from Isover explains why going above and beyond the Building Regulations can give your next proj ...

    Jol Berg from Isover explains why going above and beyond the Building Regulations can give your next project the competitive edge, when it comes to acoustics and thermal performance. In recent years, ...

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  • Utilities | Create value though multi-utility network construction

    Craig Topley, Group Managing Director (Construction), at Energy Assets, explains how housebuilders can cr ...

    Craig Topley, Group Managing Director (Construction), at Energy Assets, explains how housebuilders can create value though multi-utility network construction and asset rebating. The government’s recen ...

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  • Drainage | MDPE fittings

    Nigel Sanger, Divisional Director Technical Support at JG Speedfit, discusses why MDPE fittings can reduc ...

    Nigel Sanger, Divisional Director Technical Support at JG Speedfit, discusses why MDPE fittings can reduce issues in underground mains water plumbing. We get it every day, on tap, from bottles, from t ...

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  • Drainage | Combat system noise

    Part E of the Building Regulations (2010) states that sanitary noise in new and refurbished residential p ...

    Part E of the Building Regulations (2010) states that sanitary noise in new and refurbished residential properties should not exceed 45 dB as a daytime average. Steve Skeldon, Product Manager at Wavin ...

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  • Profile | Hamilton Litestat

    Electrical and lighting specialist Hamilton Litestat celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. PHPD cau ...

    Electrical and lighting specialist Hamilton Litestat celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. PHPD caught up with Managing Director Ian Hamilton to discover the company’s roots and find out how it ...

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  • Luxury Homes | Sink & Win

    When specifying a luxury kitchen should you throw everything at it – including the kitchen sink? Header i ...

    When specifying a luxury kitchen should you throw everything at it – including the kitchen sink? Header image: Reginox's Ontario RF 7505 stainless steel sink has a contemporary design and features a p ...

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  • Luxury Homes | Worksurface trends

    With many people looking be ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest designs, delivering a luxury l ...

    With many people looking be ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest designs, delivering a luxury look can be a tricky proposition. Quartz surface designer and manufacturer Caesarstone forecasts ...

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  • Groundworks | JCB’s new piling solution

    PHPD has teamed up with JCB to look at the perennial challenge of effective piling solutions for housebui ...

    PHPD has teamed up with JCB to look at the perennial challenge of effective piling solutions for housebuilders - and a ‘ground-breaking’ new machine that could provide the answer. Piling and ground en ...

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  • Luxury Homes | Top interior design tips

    Wimbledon-based boutique interior design company Suna offers its top five tips to housebuilders on ways t ...

    Wimbledon-based boutique interior design company Suna offers its top five tips to housebuilders on ways to add value, appeal and luxury into a new build development. Tactile elements Assign a proporti ...

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  • Finance Update | Purchasing plant

    Jo White from Kreston Reeves investigates a number of ways plant and machinery can be acquired. It isn’t ...

    Jo White from Kreston Reeves investigates a number of ways plant and machinery can be acquired. It isn’t uncommon for a construction company to invest heavily in plant and machinery through the course ...

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