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Insulating the UK’s hard-to-treat or ‘problem’ domestic dwellings

Over 23%, or 4.7 million out of the 19.6 million cavity walled domestic properties in Great Britain do not have cavity wall insulation according to the ‘Household Energy Efficiency National Statistics, Detailed Report 2015’, published by the Department of Energy & Climate Change in March 2016. Most of these are classed as ‘hard-to-treat’ dwellings which...
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New builds remain attractive to buyers and demand is high

Almost 70% of people would like new build properties to be better equipped for modern living, with people citing a desire for more storage, renewable energy, and pre-wired TV and broadband. Buying a new build remains attractive – more than half of people would opt for a new build because it...

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Warring on waste

By Mike Lomax, Marketing and Communications Manager, Tarmac Last year saw a new campaign waged, one that might seem of little relevance to builders: the battle against plastic bags. A simple 5p charge was introduced to improve our collective sustainability and, importantly, to fight against waste. However this war against waste has relevance beyond the realm...
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