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“The opportunity presented by retrofit is simply enormous”

Lucy Dixon caught up with Matt Handley, Category Innovation Manager at Jewson, to find out about its Making Better Homes awards. With three categories – Best use of renewable energy in a project, Best building fabric in a project, Best sustainable project of the year – the Jewson Making Better Homes awards are open to entries […]

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Jewson launches Making Better Homes Awards

Jewson has launched the first ever Making Better Homes Awards, to recognise those in the industry who are working hard to create energy efficient, safe and comfortable homes. It comes as the builders’ merchant announces the finding of recent research that shows millions of people are suffering from physical and mental health problems because of […]

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Sales of insulation surge as industry reacts to Building Regulations

National builders’ merchant Jewson has recorded an uplift in sales of its sustainable product ranges following the new Building Regulations, which apply to all construction projects in England. Seen by many as the stepping stone to the Future Homes Standard in 2025, the grace period for the new Building Regulations ended in June this year, with Part […]

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Building regulations changes to Part L – What installers need to know

The grace period for changes to Building Regulations that came into force in June 2022 has now come to an end. This means the updated rules now apply to any projects that haven’t yet started and to all new work moving forward. There are some specific changes in relation to heating that must now be […]

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48% of tradespeople have experienced homeowners wanting to buy building materials themselves

A growing number of tradespeople are experiencing homeowners wanting to purchase their own building materials for property improvement projects, according to new research. Nearly half (48%) of tradespeople that were interviewed for the Jewson Trade Trends 2023 report agreed that homeowners are now more likely to want to buy at least some materials and supplies themselves – up from 40% […]

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