The Jablite Blog
21 May 2013Posted By: GuestBlogger
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published the latest stats about housing starts and the Right to Buy scheme last week – both of which gave an insight into how well the construction industry is performing.
Jablite, Managing Director, Richard Lee has a look....Read More
01 May 2013Posted By: Jabbwocky
Since its inception, the Energy Bill Revolution (EBR) campaign has won widespread support; it has gained over 140 alliance members, making the EBR the biggest and broadest fuel poverty coalition in the world.Read More
25 April 2013Posted By: GuestBlogger
Over the last year we’ve been working on a programme we’ve called operation excellence – aimed at improving all areas of our business through the reduction of non-value added activity…Read More
28 March 2013Posted By: Jabbwocky
Richard Lee, tackles the articles (Economist/Robert Peston, BBC) about the risk inherent in supporting the building of new homes.Read More
01 March 2013
With the number of new homes built in 2012 falling just short of 100,000 - last stats from NHBC indicate 98,500 - and a Government target of 250,000 new homes per year required to overcome the increasing housing shortfall, something needed to be done....Read More
18 February 2013Posted By: Polytheme blog
Not an exciting headline compared to ‘Conservatory tax.' But the Green Deal is starting to build some interest.Read More
27 November 2012Posted By: Polytheme blog
I was invited to an LRWA last week – that’s the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association. To a layman these are liquids that are applied to the roof deck – rather than a ‘traditional’ membrane. This used to be mainly bitumen based but there is an increasing choice of polymer based coatings.Read More
12 November 2012Posted By: Jabbwocky
The construction sector is dominated by regulation and legislation - and quite rightly so - the devil, one might say, is in the detail.Read More
08 November 2012Posted By: DamienPooley
I was watching TV the other day and a housing market pundit said that one of the reasons house prices haven’t fallen substantially was because of a big rise in the amount of households being created (due to births, divorces and a growing acceptability of people living on their own), along with falling house building.
It’s not the first time I’ve heard this argument, but it got me thinking – are we building enough homes to cater for population increases?Read More
23 October 2012Posted By: Jabbwocky
On 19 October, the Rt Hon David Davis MP came to visit Jablite in Howden, here are the photos from his visit.Read More
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