In this post we catch up with Josef Allen, Product Designer and part of our research and development department at Wavin UK to find out about the new Smartsleeve for Wavin Hep2O push-fit plumbing system.
By anyone’s standards, water pollution is a problem in England and society needs to find solutions fast. But with current methods failing to deliver any breakthroughs, we need a fresh approach. As Richard Ashley, Emeritus Professor [...]
Managing stormwater is an ever-growing challenge for builders and developers who need to meet the increasing regulation to control its flow. This guide provides further details on how to ensure that your next stormwater project is [...]
In our latest series, Van Tips we have caught up with some popular plumbers on social media to find out what are their top tips for running a plumbing business.
In Wavin's Behind the Build series we take a look at some considerations for heath and safety, an important issue for construction professionals. From the use of BIM (Buidling Information Modelling) to supporting your teams mental [...]
We are now rolling out our new Osma Rainwater gutter and downpipe, manufactured using Recycore technology for a higher level of recycled PVC-U, helping to deliver a more sustainable solution.*
In this post, we catch up with Steve Jeffries, our Product Manager for Foul Water systems to discuss an exciting new addition to the Wavin OsmaDrain system.
The race to tackle the UK’s national housing crisis is well underway, with residential developers working hard to meet the growing demand for affordable homes. Projects need to be delivered on time and within budget to hit the [...]
How can sustainable drainage systems help to improve water quality?
Wetlands are important ecosystems for biodiversity and are among the most ecologically abundant places on earth. Freshwater wetlands are a natural habitat in the UK, but their importance goes beyond just the wildlife they support. [...]
Prefabricated construction – whether an entire building, home or plumbing pipe system – is beginning to increase in popularity and use. Modularity, speed of installation, cost-savings, and sustainability are just some of the key [...]
A renewed and profound commitment to collaborate with administrators, engineers, designers and installers to help make cities truly future-proof, with comfortable and energy-efficient buildings.
Wavin's new purpose goes [...]
Throughout most of Europe, pipelines are traditionally pressure tested using water. However, according to some experts, air pressure testing can be a more secure pressure testing method, reducing the risk of both Legionella and water [...]
Climate change is a major issue facing governments, businesses, and individuals. As highlighted at the recent COP26 conference, it is now vital and urgent that we find ways to mitigate and adapt to climate change to avoid the [...]
As the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, the world looks on to see how climate change can be brought under control with measures implemented by the 200 countries that are attending.
Somewhere amongst the headline [...]
What COP26 could mean for the construction industry?