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Plumbing considerations for property managers post covid Image
Plumbing considerations for property managers post covid

The covid pandemic had a dramatic impact on the usage of office buildings in the UK and around the world. First with lockdowns and orders to work from home where possible and subsequently, with changes in working patterns which mean [...]

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Hep2O for a safe, secure plumbing installation – An alternative to copper plumbing Image
Hep2O for a safe, secure plumbing installation – An alternative to copper plumbing

Copper pipe remains a hot property for thieves, with local authority housing projects among the most vulnerable targets.

Plastic systems such as Hep2O lack the scrap value that makes copper a desirable commodity for [...]

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Underfloor heating: the right choice for your heating system

The most common heating method used across homes in the UK is radiators. Cast-iron radiators have been commonly used in the UK since the 1930s and have successfully heated homes for generations. However, as the economy and society [...]

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Underfloor Heating: Common Myths Busted

There are lots of common misconceptions when it comes to the use, installation, and effectiveness of underfloor heating. In many instances, these misconceptions are ill-informed and not true. In this blog, we will be debunking some of [...]

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How water efficiency could be vital to avoid a drinking water crisis in UK Image
How water efficiency could be vital to avoid a drinking water crisis in UK

Water is the most abundant resource on the earth, covering 70% of the planet. Yet we are facing a drinking water crisis where over one-quarter of the population do not have access to safe drinking water. Even in the UK, where rain [...]

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Mental Health in the Construction Industry

Working in construction can be challenging with long hours, tight deadlines, financial pressure and working away from home. All of these combined with personal circumstances such as bereavement, divorce and physical illness can take [...]

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Pride of Plumbing: Ben Faherty’s story Image
Pride of Plumbing: Ben Faherty’s story

Pride of Plumbing: Ben Faherty’s story

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Why more women plumbers are needed

Why more women plumbers are needed

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Pride of Plumbing: James Crabb’s story Image
Pride of Plumbing: James Crabb’s story

Pride of Plumbing: James Crabb’s story

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Biodiversity Net Gain: The Construction Industry’s Environmental Promise Image
Biodiversity Net Gain: The Construction Industry’s Environmental Promise

Biodiversity is the animals and plants we see around us every day, the variety of which in some habitats is incredible. Environmental concern has been growing with the construction industry about the number of habitats that are [...]

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Pride of Plumbing: Dan Ford’s story

Pride of Plumbing: Dan Ford’s story

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Pride of Plumbing: Greg Roe’s story Image
Pride of Plumbing: Greg Roe’s story

Over the past six months we’ve been scouring the nation to find the best stories the industry has to offer for our Pride of Plumbing campaign. After tonnes of nominations and a rigorous judging process, we’re now excited to [...]

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The impact of pandemics on urban planning and construction

The impact of pandemics on urban planning and construction

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The Social Housing Revolution

There has been a significant period of change and innovation in the social housing sector. This is driven by a number of key factors: a critical need to do more, ambitious plans to create better homes, and new freedoms and [...]

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Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water Image
Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but will fall from the sky by 2040.

‘What type of water do you run?’ won’t sound as strange a question in about twenty years time. Water is heading in the same direction as [...]

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Government’s Storm Overflows Task Force to improve sewage pollution in the UK Image
Government’s Storm Overflows Task Force to improve sewage pollution in the UK

In January 2021, the Storm Overflows Taskforce, a joint industry and government group made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK agreed a new objective to prevent [...]

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