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Why should third-party ancillary components be part of building system guarantees?   A systems approach to designing and constructing buildings is based on how the components – including third-party…
July 8, 2022
If modern methods of construction (MMC) are to help bring about long-term change in the construction industry, then getting junction detailing right is essential. Junctions are where different parts of the…
June 27, 2022
Platform construction – or, to use its full name, a ‘platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly’ (P-DfMA) is one form of MMC (modern methods of construction). It’s also a different way of…
June 24, 2022
For the UK to meet its target of net zero carbon by 2050, and for the built environment to play its part in helping to reach that goal, renewable technology must play an integrated role in building designs…
June 23, 2022
The declaration of climate and biodiversity emergencies has rightly instilled urgency in all of us to act for the benefit of the planet. In the construction industry, action primarily takes the form of…
June 21, 2022
Recent years have seen an unprecedented shift in thinking within the UK construction industry, driven by a national focus on addressing the climate and biodiversity emergencies. The construction sector is…
June 15, 2022
Q: What is the advantage of Trisobuild® Façade systems over other products on the market?     A: Trisobuild® Façades are one of a new generation of non or low combustible facade rainscreen…
June 13, 2022
How does the certainty offered by platform construction benefit architects and specifiers?   By adopting construction platforms as the basis for building design, architects and specifiers can benefit…
May 30, 2022
How can a common platform approach address the needs of different building types and sectors within construction?   Through the Construction 2025 strategy, the UK government has made funding available…
May 25, 2022
Does the Construction Playbook show that government is serious about helping the construction industry to change for the better? Developed based on conversations with the UK’s construction sector, the…
May 24, 2022
A trapezoidal insulated wall panel comprises of metal (usually steel) sheets formed into trapezium shapes around a core of insulation. The trapezium shape itself is four sided with only two parallel sides…
December 1, 2022
Steel profiles used in composite floor decks are generally hot dip galvanising as standard. When installed over an aggressive environment, however, additional painted coatings are applied to provide further…
May 4, 2022
Metal roof decks are a versatile and lightweight structural component, onto which a range of thermal, acoustic and weatherproofing solutions can be installed to provide a complete roof system. Metal decks…
May 4, 2022
Composite floor decks, based on steel profiles with poured concrete cover, offer benefits across a building’s life cycle, from production and transportation to operations on site. They have a positive impact…
May 4, 2022
How can using standard components lower risks in procurement?   Traditional procurement of construction projects rarely offers the designer and specifier certainty that what they designed is what will…
May 3, 2022