Date archive forAugust, 2013
By Editor On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Rental yield heat-map identifies hot-spots

Study locates hottest Buy-to-Let locations 10% rental yields available in England and Wales Infrastructure investment in London Stratford area has created lasting legacy for landlords New research from Home.co.uk More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Fernox extends carbon reduction label across its range

Fernox has further demonstrated its commitment to the decarbonisation of its product portfolio and to a greener society by qualifying to carry the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Reduction Label across 23 of its products. More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Green Deal failings down to lack of incentives, not shortage of installers says Knauf

Knauf Insulation has condemned comments made by Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, in which he suggests that the poor take up of Green Deal is due to a shortage of solid wall insulation More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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British Gypsum launches ‘In The Mix blog’

Plaster and drylining manufacturer, British Gypsum, has launched ‘In the Mix’ (www.bginthemix.com), a new blog designed for construction professionals. With an ideal balance of interesting articles on industry More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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GI Energy Save’s UK 40 Million Tonnes of CO2

GI Energy, the UK leader in the design and installation of Ground Source Energy Systems, is celebrating saving the UK more than 40 million tonnes of carbon emissions to date with its heating and cooling systems. The More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Work Underway on £18m Extra Care Scheme in Cradley

Project partners recently gathered on site to mark the commencement of works on the first Extra Care scheme in Cradley, West Midlands. Representatives from Loughborough-based contractor and developer, William Davis More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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YHN apprentices: bucking the youth unemployment trend

As the office of national statistics reports youth unemployment is approaching 1million, and the North East the worst affected in the country, apprentices from Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) continue to provide cause More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Energy-saving partnership re-launches website

The landmark partnership that is helping Birmingham become more energy efficient, has relaunched its website. Birmingham Energy Savers, the Birmingham City Council/ Carillion Energy Services partnership, can now More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Hepworth Clay hits the mark with European harmonisation

There are now more Wavin CE marked products in the market since July 1st, as that was the date for the UK implementation of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). The CPR is a European initiative, which standardises More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Radian chosen to regenerate first major site in Whitehill & Bordon

The first major housing development to replace empty Army buildings in Whitehill & Bordon with state-of -the-art eco homes is nearing reality. Radian has been selected to develop the site and deliver 100 new More...