When the owner of White Cross Farm, located on the outskirts of Broughton in Staffordshire, decided to build a new property on his land – consisting of a swimming pool - keeping water out of the underground structure presented more technical challenges than keeping it in.

In the early stages of building design, it is important in a fabric first design strategy to assess key materials and determine what it is that those materials need to deliver.

On the 1st January 2023, the use of conventional roll DPC to provide protection against wet ingress over window and door openings in cavity walls changed.

Carl Bailey, Regional Technical Manager for Elevate (formerly Firestone Building Products), explains what to consider when specifying and installing a waterproofing system for a green roof.

Following a year of unprecedented political unrest as well as the introduction of new Building Regulations, specifiers have had to think more carefully about what building products they use and which suppliers they work with.

Building on the success of the Synergised™ Original aluminium decking collection, F.H. Brundle are delighted to introduce their latest addition to the range, Synergised Connected.

When specifying glazing in construction projects, there are now many opportunities to address more than one issue, as Susan Sinden, Marketing Manager for glass processor ESG Group, explains.

FC&A speaks to Sarah Peake, Sustainability Manager at Sika UK, about sustainability regulations and initiatives affecting architects and specifiers and the roofing systems that can meet their requirements.

Seven in ten (70%)1 social housing tenants lack confidence in the fire safety of their home and two thirds (68%) do not feel the Government has done enough to improve fire safety over the past five years, according to new research.

Leading partitions manufacturer moves to Hydro CIRCAL, recycled aluminium with a very low carbon footprint.

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