Achieving a Passivhaus-compliant design for a building requires meticulous attention to detail. A. Proctor's James and Iain simplify the process of creating an effective, breathable, and airtight envelope for high-rises.
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AkzoNobel's Duncan Lochhead explores how important air quality and VOCs are in the social housing sector, and best practice tips for specifying the increasing ranges of low-VOC paints.
Rita Singh of Kingspan Insulation discusses how a fabric first approach works in practice and why retrofit first should be the overriding aim.
Charlie Luxton, ambassador for Samsung Climate Solutions looks at how lower energy house designs will be better places to live, and tackles some of the myths about their ‘liveability’.
Jeremy Gray of the Federation of Master Builders discusses their new industry survey findings, and how firms are negotiating tough times.
Kevin Smith of Marchini Curran Architects discusses how the studio has gone from strength to strength even in challenging times, following a buy out.
James Johnston and Will Jones of the A.Proctor Group discusses why we need air-tight high-rises, how specifying the right membrane is key to fire safety, and how the performance gap…
Lee Crossland of AkzoNobel discusses how his career managing paint stores has helped him in his current role tackling wider leisure sector challenges.
Jon Ducker of Kingspan Insulation reviews the changes in legislation covering building performance, and how they have positively affected the industry.
Charlie Luxton, ambassador for Samsung Climate Solutions gives his opinions on what is urgently needed in the industry now to drive uptake of heat pumps, given environmental challenges.
Will Jones & Adam Salt of the A.Proctor Group explains the keys to correct specification of high performance membranes in offsite construction.
Dawn Scott of AkzoNobel reveals the new 'Dulux Colour of the Year' 2023 and explains the process of how the colour is decided.