Johnson & Starley introduce 5 year guarantee

Johnson & Starley are now offering a free five year parts and labour guarantee on their QuanTec HR28C combi boiler with Integral Passive Flue Gas Heat Recovery (PFGHR) from February 2015. The QuanTec HR28C has been hugely popular thanks to... View Article

The hierarchy of wood use manifesto

We believe that there is no such thing as waste wood, only different ways to waste it. We also believe that climate change is real. Wood can be used, reused and recycled several times. But it can only be burned... View Article

Kingspan Insulation leads sustainability charge

Becoming a true champion of sustainability and responsibility means going beyond grand gestures and continually looking for improvements in every single business process, no matter how big or small. Critically it also means enabling the process of being held to... View Article

Call for VAT changes on new builds

VAT rules are undermining sustainable development by rewarding developers who demolish buildings and penalising those who refurbish. Duncan Baker-Brown, architect of the University of Brighton’s Waste House, Britain’s first house made almost entirely of thrown-away materials, is calling on politicians... View Article

Howarth Timber’s 175 celebrations up and running

The Howarth Timber Group continues to celebrate its 175th anniversary in style with a dinner for the great and good of the British building industry. More than 200 guests, including suppliers, industry leaders and journalists, attended the dinner at the... View Article

Insulation industry has the best approach towards architects

According to the European architects, the insulation industry has the best approach towards architects. In the different countries manufacturers like ROCKWOOL, Kingspan and ISOVER are mentioned as having the best approach. Half of the architects in most countries also state... View Article

Designing the Urban Commons

Designing the Urban Commons is an ideas competition calling for new ways to stimulate the city’s public and collective life. The competition will be launched on 25th March by Theatrum Mundi, a network of artists, performers and urbanists based at... View Article