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Mist Opportunity? Retrofitting, when traditional sprinklers demand too great a water supply

The renewed focus on fire safety has seen London Assembly’s Planning Committee recently investigate whether additional Automatic Fire Suppression Syst…

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Tech Update: Site Tests for Water-Tightness of Facades

Water-tightness can be tested on site using three different approaches, these being the hose, the spray bar and the cabinet. To ensure that the on-si…

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Tech Update: Overview of Site Testing for Water-Tightness of Facades

Site water testing can be used both during the construction phase to test the performance of a façade element or after handover to identify a water in…

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The Bricks Winners - Heritage Developments SW Ltd

Heritage Developments have been one of the most successful developers in the history of our awards, The Bricks. In the second of our winner’s series w…

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Public Attitudes to Housebuilding – Overview of findings from 2017 Social Attitudes Survey

The Government’s Public attitudes to housebuilding survey took place in 2017 to get a measure on the attitudes towards construction in their local are…

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The Best Cities to Live for a Stress Free Lifestyle

Have you ever considered that where you live can influence your stress levels? Here at LABC Warranty, we've been analysing various datasets to see whi…

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The Bricks Winners – High Grange

What does it take to be an award winning developer? In the first of a series focussing on winners of The Bricks, we go behind the scenes with High Gra…

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Smart Building? Save Money

Smart technology has amazing potential for structures. Allowing them to be more efficient or boost the productivity of workers, or simply provide a be…

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Boring Company, Exciting Bricks, Cheaper Houses?

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla has unveiled plans to convert the dirt excavated by his tunnel digging business, the Boring Company, into cheap bri…

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Managing the Risks from Contamination: A Developer’s Guide [Guest Blog]

In our latest guest blog, Robert Allen, Environmental Consultant of Sequoia Environmental discusses assessment and remediation of contaminated sites.

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Tech Update: Site Investigation Phase 2 Geoenvironmental Assessment (Intrusive Ground Investigation)

Before you begin your intrusive ground investigation it’s important that you’ve completed your desk study. Check out our earlier blog the desk study f…

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Interview with David Metcalfe, Director of the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT)

Given the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry and the record number of tall towers planned in London, facades and cladding systems are under more scrutiny t…

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