Encapsulating Innovation with Kingspan Optim-R

Encapsulating Innovation with Kingspan Optim-R

With the ever-increasing pressure to create more future-proofed, energy efficient properties, the demand for high-performance insulation solutions that are thin yet robust enough to stand up to the construction process has never been greater. To solve this problem, Kingspan has developed the Kingspan OPTIM-R E Roofing System, featuring its innovative

Hemp home wins LABC Building Excellence Award

Hemp house

The Hemp House project at Bassingham, Lincolnshire, has been awarded the title of Best Individual New House at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards. Architects Stephen George + Partners (SGP) worked closely with owners, Paul Rea and Nicola Jones, to create a comfortable 21st century home that

Will this be the world’s most sustainable tower?

Will this be the world's most sustainable tower?

Lumiere Developments is launching The Beacon – which they believe will be the world’s most sustainable residential tower. Due to its innovative energy conservation technologies and smart design, The Beacon will, they suggest, save residents up to £11,000 a year in living expenses. Located in Hemel Hempstead, just 24 minutes

Much more than just worktop makeovers

Granite Transformations - Bathroom

In a recent home improvement project, Granite Transformations has showcased examples of its extended range of makeover materials, services and fittings for the kitchen and bathroom, whilst displaying the current trend toward white and off-white decorative surfaces.   The kitchen of this detached rural Lancashire home (see photo below), a 1980’s