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Housing Crisis Solved with Off-site Volumetric Construction?

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Off-site, volumetric construction set to solve the housing crisis An off-site volumetric construction promises to solve the UK’s housing crisis. A reduction in labour as a consequence of Brexit could further deepen the ongoing difficulties in meeting the UK’s housing requirements. The whitepaper from Ackroyd Lowrie identifies a number of ways …

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The Key to Housing Industry’s Success

Key to the housing industry's success

The Key to Housing Industry’s Success Originally published in issue 15 of Insulate Magazine, Sarah Kostense-Winterton is Executive Director of MIMA, the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association and provides strategic advice to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group. The EEIG is key to industry’s success “The EEIG is key to the …

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Details of Housebuilders plan to fill housing gap

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Innovation and Investment behind Housebuilders Plan to Fill Housing Gap With the release of their third annual housing report, Lloyds Bank reveal how Housebuilders plan to fill the current housing gap through innovation and investment. Read the official release below: Industry increasing investment in modern methods of construction and skills …

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Ensuring Insulation Fits for Improved Thermal Performance

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Improving Energy Performance with Insulation that Fits Buildings are responsible for nearly 50% of the UK’s energy consumption and carbon emissions. Well-insulated existing and new-build properties will help improve that figure, but only if the insulation is correctly fitted in the first place. Global leaders in PIR manufacture, Recticel Insulation, …

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A Question of Energy Performance

A question of energy performance

A Question of Energy Performance Insulation manufacturers sell quality products designed to make people more comfortable in their homes and reduce their energy bills – but is the message getting through? And what will it take for home buyers and tenants to ask different questions? by Paul Forrester – originally …

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Broken Housing Market Been Fixed?

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Has the Broken Housing Market Been Fixed? Originally published in Issue 12 of Insulate Magazine. The announcement in the budget last week of a package of housing measures totalling around £44bn was welcome news for everyone in the construction industry.  But will this really deliver on the Government’s promise to …

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Groundbreaking Cavity Wall Insulation Study

Groundbreaking Cavity Wall Insulation Study

NI Housing Executive tasks BBA CIT with delivering groundbreaking cavity wall insulation study The largest social housing landlord in the UK has commissioned the British Board of Agrément Consultancy Investigation Training (BBA CIT) to conduct the most comprehensive study of its kind into cavity wall insulation.  1,000 social homes and …

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Sixth Inquiry Into a New Homes Ombudsman

Sixth Inquiry Into a New Homes Ombudsman

Sixth Inquiry Into a New Homes Ombudsman Sixth inquiry into potential for a New Homes Ombudsman announced by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment (APPGEBE).  Highest Quality and Customer Satisfaction From the announcement it seems that in delivering the Governments desire to increase housebuilding that …

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