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For building facade refurbishment, glass is a popular and versatile material. Simon Boocock, Managing Director of CRL Europe, looks at the latest systems available for safe and effective installation.

One of the critical design elements during renovation work at the Mauer Regional Hospital was the need to prevent impact sound being generated on the staircases. This was successfully achieved by using the Schöck Tronsole integrated impact sound insulation system.

Made of brick

Is building with brick more sustainable than other methods of construction? The short answer is, yes. However, there are many factors that should be considered when assessing the sustainability of building materials and not all of them are straight forward.

Technological progress has made air source heat pumps easier to install and a more practical choice as a domestic and commercial heat source, says Darren McMahon, Marketing Director at Viessmann.

Andy Smith, Head of Business Development at Caledonian Modular, looks at why offsite and modular construction are the only way to solve the UK’s housing crisis.

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