Jenny Smith-Andrews, Marketing Manager of aircrete block manufacturer H+H, considers the case for traditional building methods with a modern twist.

Renovating or updating a heritage building raises many challenges, especially if, as is often the case, the building is listed and subject to Listed Building Consent or agreement from conservation bodies before any modernisation can be undertaken. However, buildings evolve, and it’s important to recognise and acknowledge the current needs…

“Warmth, weather-resistance and sustainability were our top priorities when we decided to refurbish our 20th-century bungalow at Houlston Manor,” says Bob Griffiths, a Shropshire Farmer.

Larry Soper, Technical Training Manager at EnviroVent, offers his advice on specifying the correct MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) system.

04 Feb 2020
Sited opposite recreation grounds in Islington’s Angel, Matthew and Gemma Dorey’s new-build apartment takes full advantage of London living with its prime location. Despite the sought-after neighbourhood, there were two areas in which the residence was lacking – space and easy-to-change configuration.

04 Feb 2020
In this article, David O’Mara, Marketing Manager at Hörmann, explains what you should look out for in terms of security features for garage doors.

04 Feb 2020
Dale Telling, Commercial Manager at Fassa Bortolo UK, discusses how age-old interior trends are now being made for the 21st century with traditional surface coverings now in demand.

In the last five years, an increasing number of homeowners have chosen to stick rather than twist when it comes to moving up the housing ladder. Here, Mark Krull from Logic4training takes a look at the trend for renovation and how homeowners can incorporate energy-efficient features and eco-technology into projects.

16 Jan 2020
Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight offers some guidance on the thermal performance (U-values) of rooflights and what to look out for in the specification process.

In the last five years, an increasing number of homeowners have chosen to stick rather than twist when it comes to moving up the housing ladder. Here, Mark Krull from Logic4training takes a look at the trend for renovation and how homeowners can incorporate energy-efficient features and eco-technology into projects.

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