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Active Flood Seal, StormMeister,

StormMeister: Active Flood Seal

In this ebook, StormMeister, looks at the company's history and explains how the Active Flood Seal works to ensure doors or barriers stay watertight.
Offsite Construction,

Offsite Construction: Innovation Nation

This ebook examines the evolution of the modular and offsite sector, looking at the efforts underway to bring about lasting change.
Summer Construction Case, adjudication,

Summer Construction Case Update

In this Summer Construction Case Update, Peter Vinden, chief executive of The Vinden Partnership, provides the latest information on a range of key issues affecting the construction sector.
Setting the standard for construction contracts

Setting the standard for construction contracts

In this ebook, Setting the Standard for Construction Contracts, JCT chairman Richard Saxon examines the British and Australian approaches to building energy performance.
Structural warranty. water ingress,

Structural warranty: Reducing the risks of water ingress

This ebook from Premier Guarantee looks at how to reduce the risk of water ingress through proper design and workmanship, as well as the correct installation of building elements.
Solibri Journal - Excellence

Solibri Journal – Excellence

In this journal, Solibri founder and CEO Heikki Kulusjarvi looks back on 2018 and ahead to the future as the construction industry continues to digitise and the use of BIM increases.
Timber frame: The sustainable answer to the housing crisis

Timber frame: The sustainable answer to the housing crisis

This ebook from Scotframe explores the benefits of offsite timber frame and how they are helping to establish it as a potentially crucial tool in tackling the UK housing crisis.
Structural Warranty,

Structural Warranty: Planning for peace of mind

Buying a home is the biggest investment most of us will ever make. A structural warranty helps to protect that investment and ensures new homeowners are not left exposed by nasty surprises. This ebook from Premier Guarantee looks at the key features of a structural warranty and efforts by the housebuilding industry to ensure greater fairness and transparency for buyers.
Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction: MMC under the microscope

Offsite construction has been around for a long time but has been pushed firmly into the spotlight as the UK races to meet an ever-growing demand for housing. This ebook looks at the rise of offsite and modular construction in delivering better quality buildings.
UfAC Applications

UfAC Application – The Specification of Underfloor Air Conditioning

This ebook from AET Flexible Space offers a detailed look at UfAC, discussing the concept behind the systems, examining the different configurations available and how they can be incorporated into both new buildings and refurbishment projects.
BIM Level 2 accreditation,

Building confidence in construction

This ebook gives a detailed overview of the Lloyd's Register BIM Level 2 accreditation process, from gap analysis to implementation audit and surveillance.
construction contracts, JCT,

JCT: From contract to construction

This ebook looks at the latest insights on construction contracts from the JCT and the evolution of its offering in an ever-changing business and political environment.
Construction disputes - to mediate or adjudicate?

Construction disputes – to mediate or adjudicate?

In this ebook, Peter Vinden, chief executive of The Vinden Partnership, offers his thoughts on how to resolve disputes while avoiding the uncertainty, expense and rancour of court proceedings
Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction

This ebook looks at the growing profile of offsite construction and some of the key agencies driving forward its adoption in housing and beyond.
Offsite Construction: Challenges and opportunities

Offsite Construction: Challenges and opportunities

The latest ebook from BLP Insurance examines the continuing development of offsite construction and modular construction.
Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction – Helping to meet the housing demand

This ebook discusses the growing support for offsite construction as a method of delivering modern, sustainable and desirable homes, as well as examining the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Structural Defects Warranty Specialist

Advantage – Structural Defects Insurance experts

This ebook contains case studies highlighting the breadth of Advantage's structural defects insurance services across three very different projects
The application of underfloor air conditioning

The application of underfloor air conditioning

This ebook from AET Flexible Space examines the benefits and design freedom offered by underfloor air conditioning (UfAC)
Providing a broad range of expert property services Vinden Partnership

Providing a broad range of expert property services

The Vinden Partnership provides a full range of property services to clients in the public and private sectors, including dispute management, quantity surveying and project management.
A guide to GPS vehicle tracking GPS tracking

A guide to GPS vehicle tracking

Technology is having an impact on many areas of the construction industry, bringing greater efficiency, more reliable information and savings in terms of both time and money.
About Access

About Access: Ensuring design and facilities are accessible for all

This ebook from About Access examines the keys to ensuring buildings are accessible for all and that there is an awareness of accessibility issues
occupational health and safety

A new era for occupational health and safety

ISO 45001 is the world’s first international occupational health and safety standard designed to tackle the significant personal and economic burden of work-related accidents and diseases. Lloyd's Register provides high quality public and bespoke training to prepare staff to meet the requirements
flood risk

An introduction to flood risk

This ebook from leading risk management consultancy Argyll Environmental examines offers a comprehensive overview of its development and the key points to consider when assessing flood risk.
Cumbrian flood

Flood resilience repair: Lessons from the Cumbrian flood resilient project

This ebook from Aquobex discusses the progress of the Defra-sponsored Cumbrian Flood Resilience Project
BIM for Manufacturers White Paper

What does BIM mean for manufacturing?

This ebook from Graitec, one of Europe's largest independent authors of CAD, CAE and BIM software, examines the effects of BIM software on the building supply chain and why manufacturers who are not providing BIM-compliant product models for specifiers risk being left behind.
public spaces

Protecting public spaces from vehicle attacks within the built environment

This ebook from Marshalls examines the challenges of protecting public spaces from criminal and terrorist vehicle attacks without sacrificing the aesthetics of the built environment or creating an oppressive, "fortress-like" atmosphere

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