Published: 31st Jul 2020

The UK construction industry is concerned about its ability meet the challenges posed by high-rise buildings, according to a new report.  A new report from Uponor shows that the industry does not feel equipped enough to deal with the current demands of high-rise construction. Emerging from the research was the view that buildings shape our health and wellbeing on a daily basis with 89% of those surveyed agreeing. However, almost two thirds of those surveyed said that in the current climate, creating a truly healthy building simply isn’t possible without compromise. The report, produced by Uponor in conjunction with mechanical and electric (M&E) consultants from across the UK, also reveals expert opinion on net-zero buildings and the use of technology in construction, with debate on how the evolving nature of the industry is affecting their work and how the sector can overcome the challenges exposed. ‘Uponor has worked in the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)