Beco WALLFORM

Beco WALLFORM: Building Better – Must Do, Can Do

Beco WALLFORM discuss the growing need for housing and how the UK building industry can overcome the pressures of demand We do have the technology, the materials and the resources to meet the growing demand for more housing.   More houses built to better standards – Passivhaus standards even – all using...
About Access

Access consultants – Building a network to create a more inclusive world

Ian Streets of About Access discusses creating a network of access consultants. There’s no confirmed collective noun for access consultants, but the level of co-operation is such that maybe we should try and think of one. The collaboration comes from the fact that most practitioners in our profession are small firms. There...
accessibility

Avoiding assumptions can help you avoid accessibility problems

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
accessibility

Accessibility is a shared responsibility from the start

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

Cassidy Forsythe – Calling all Architects and Developers

Cassidy Forsythe discuss the highway and drainage design services they provide for architects and developers. We understand that when designing a building the people who are the experts are qualified Architects and we will not attempt to break into that market. However, from our experience, when an Architect or a developer...
accessibility

Light reflectance value – Grey areas give out more information than striking colours

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
accessibility

Diversity impact assessment is still the best way to ensure “due regard”

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
VELUX

Be one of the first to take part in the new and improved VELUX...

At VELUX, we know that CPD is important to you and your profession so we are happy to introduce a brand NEW, integrated approach to CPD covering the following 3 topics: Daylight and the Human Response Modular systems - the future of construction Integrating smart products into construction processes Our...
accessibility

Maintaining Accessibility: Providing access for all during work in progress

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
accessibility

Time to top-up accessibility training at First Group and Starbucks

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
accessibility

Accessibility is a key consideration when designing for disabled users

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities
New Homes Review

Staying warm in winter – protect your new build home

Winter will soon be kicking in and when the weather worsens it’s best to be prepared. We have put together some useful information for you to remember to help protect your home. Things you can do inside your home Ensure your central heating works and if need be, get your boiler...
New Homes Review

Let your new build home breathe

New build homes are built to be more air tight to help make them more energy efficient. The downside to this ‘air tightness’ is that unless the property is effectively ventilated, it could cause poor air quality and a build of condensation in your new home. How to avoid poor...
New Homes Review

Save smart – how to make savings in your new home

Most people feel the pinch in January whether it be the bank balance or your waist band after the Christmas indulgence! As you may now be thinking about saving for home improvements in the spring or that summer holiday, how about some top tips to help you save money...