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Posted: 27th July
By: rlf

How construction companies can use online video

Construction companies and online videos don't appear to be a natural fit at first glance. But they're like any other business. YouTube is the most popular video sharing site on the internet. There are approximately 9 million YouTube channels, and a whopping 400 million people actively seeking information on them every month.

Despite what you may think, it’s not all funny cat videos and people falling over – n...

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Posted: 21st July
By: rlf

Unlocking the potential of a building

Incorporating solar energy to a building is a no-brainer in terms of reducing energy bills and carbon footprints. And it is very much flavour of the month, at least in the residential market.

In 2014, solar panels were installed on over 125,000 homes in the UK, and the number is expected to rise this year.

But it’s a different story in the commercial sector. According to Ofgem, only 400 commercial-scale (100k...

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Posted: 14th July
By: rlf

The benefits of offsite construction

What are the benefits of offsite construction? The market for off-site manufacture is expanding rapidly in the UK. According to a survey conducted by Inside Housing magazine; over the next three years, 56.8% of 22,544 homes planned by 17 of the UK’s largest housing associations will be constructed using offsite methods, including timber frame and modular construction.

Although it can’t really be described as a...

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Posted: 8th July
By: rlf

Construction health and safety: how technology is helping us

Construction health and safety has always been important and always will be. And the construction industry has changed dramatically over the past 50 years. Although it has been built around bricks and mortar, advancements in technology are changing almost every aspect of the industry.

With advanced construction in mind, here a few of the ways that technology is helping us to build better, safer homes:

Surveying...

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