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Editor Brian Shillibeer says the fat lady hasn’t sung just yet when it comes to the Future Homes Standard as you can still contribute to the government’s consultation document – but the Tories only seen to have eyes and grants for heat pumps and not for windows and doors..

Security & Hardware  

While people were initially resistant to smart home technology –  it was expensive, difficult to install and didn’t add enough value to their daily livese – it is clear that opinions have changed.

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The Insolvency Service has reported that construction companies have been going out of business with one month seeing 249

Made For Trade believes the Homebuilding and Renovating Expo series has generated great leads in recent years.

The new Whitesales ‘Fenestration Team’ has a brand-new Demo Truck polished and ready to hit the road.

The Technical article don flip 

"I thought, in forty years of defective building works inspections, I had seen everything. Yet," writes Don Waterworth, The Installer's Technical Expert, "I recently came across something that left me mortified and flabbergasted."

Marketing column Marketing October 

Economists predicti that the UK economy will remain weak in 2024,  so it’s no secret that the next 12 months will introduce some fresh challenges for the fenestration industry

Market View   market view 

Richard Hall MD of Reynaers Aluminium UK, looks ahead to what’s in store for the fenestration industry in 2024. New legislation is expected to drive change through the Building Safety Act and the build-up to the Future Homes Standard in 2025.

The GGF column ggf 

Recently, I have seen federations, companies and training organisations pulling together to get our industry on the radar of younger people who will be the key to filling the skills gap now and in the future, writes John Mannell, technical officer at the GGF.

Products & Projects   products oct  Read: the latest products scratch remover and what's trending
Wellbeing K_A_N

Kate Ashley-Norman says: ‘You have to have faith that you will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, yet you must confront the brutal facts of your current reality’.

 Trade News trade news oct23 


News from around the trade
Doors doors 

A new front door was among the top home improvements UK homeowners wanted in 2023 Mark Young, the commercial director at Door-Stop International, explains more.

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