The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey for the first quarter of 2015 indicates an eighth consecutive quarter of increasing sales for construction product manufacturers.
The UK housing market has shown an upward trend since October 2012, albeit from a low base caused by the effects of the recession.
NAPIT’s local newspaper campaign has reached 1.4 million readers in 600,000 households nationwide, bringing advice to householders on using competent, registered installers.
A scientist at Dundee University is currently building a laser which will convert sun beams into energy, the Daily Times has reported.
Following on from its Pathways for Domestic Heating report published in 2013, the Heating & Hotwater Industry Council will publish a new document advising how the next UK government on its energy strategy.
Wates and Willmott Dixon have been appointed to a major £1bn framework agreement in London led by Haringey Council.
Catax Solutions’ analysis of HMRC property figures estimates that as much as £2.1bn of tax may have gone unclaimed since the implementation of the Finance Act 2012 in April last year.
An industry survey has shown that 87% of engineers and plumbers questioned reported that they were either very or quite sure about their future prospects.
H&V News Digital Edition
Only in our digital edition - unique news items in this week’s issue include the changes to health and safety procedures within the Construction Design and Management regulations, Ireland’s new flywheel energy storage plant and issues emerging from the incorrect use of push-fit fittings.
The M&E sector has not been the easiest market to operate in over the last few years, but there are many encouraging examples of those who have continued to grow, such as G&H Building Services.
The sustainability of biopropane and its production process has been a clear area of focus throughout the development of the product (“Biopropane could power Britain, Calor Gas says”, H&V News, 22 October).
Systemair presents DVU-HP, a new highly energy-effective, fully integrated heating and cooling solution named that uses a reversible heat pump system together with a rotary heat exchanger.
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