REHAU

New analysis to measure carbon emissions of transporting district heating and plumbing pipework

With decarbonisation legislation continuing to tighten in the UK, REHAU has carried out a CO2 emissions analysis for contractors to measure emissions accrued from transporting district heating pipework and plumbing pipework to construction sites. REHAU has highlighted these findings, in which emissions can be lowered by up to 67% through informed material choice, in order to […]

Read More

REHAU launches new report for healthier hotel design in UK

A new report has revealed the opportunities for hotel design to include further wellbeing and comfort measures to meet changing expectations from prospective guests. This comes as research from a survey of 130 M&E contractors and architects working in hotel construction revealed that over half (52%) of respondents believe wellbeing is ‘value engineered’ out of […]

Read More

High rise fire safety prioritised with new pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety […]

Read More

Wellbeing at risk when converting shops into flats

Building specifiers and contractors must champion a healthy approach to M&E solutions when converting shops into flats according to REHAU. This follows claims from campaigners that this latest trend could lead to ‘low quality homes’. The move towards turning commercial premises into housing is already underway, with thinktanks like the Social Market Foundation suggesting that turning collapsed retail […]

Read More

REHAU has launched RE.GUARD – a smart water control system using ultrasound technology

REHAU has launched RE.GUARD,  a smart water control system using the latest in ultrasound technology. Water damage is one of the most frequently reported insurance claims. According to ABI, insurers pay out £1.8 million for residential water damage every day. Causes can relate to a number of issues such as corrosion, limescale and frost compromising […]

Read More