We have created a reference section to help users
locate areas of special interest on the site. These areas will fous on
groups of businesses, special subject areas and material supplies. The
purpose of these sub-sections is to help businesses and the general public
obtain rapid access to sources of information and specialists.
1. Home Improvement
for the Disabled
Special grants and support facilites are available to help people with disabilities change their homes. This section is dedicated to their needs. It features links to a number of support organisations and help lines. Foundations is an on-line directory of care and repair providers covering the whole of England
This section concentrates on materials suppliers
and trade specialists who can restore period and listed
buildings to accord with Department of Environment
Standards and Building Regulations.
Areas cover construction and
renovation methods, approaches successfully used with
Planning Officers where extensions or conversions are
involved, sources of material supply and reference
information relating to drawings, colours, sections, mouldings, and so
All companies engaged in this sector are invited to
contact us using the "CONTACT
US" button and we will make arrangements to link them into
it from our Directory pages.
This section is dedicated to advances in materials and methods used in buildings constructed mainly of brick, blockwork and concrete - with particular emphasis on meeting new Building Regulations parts E and L covering sound and energy insulation.
4. Robust Details
This section covers Part
E of the Building regulations and the measures
that are needed to comply with it.