HEI Group Achieves Constructionline Gold!

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We are thrilled to announce that HEI Group has been awarded Gold Member status by Constructionline, a leading platform for pre-qualification in the construction industry. This prestigious accreditation signifies our commitment to the highest standards in quality, safety, and financial stability. Achieving Gold status involved a rigorous assessment process, reviewing everything from our health and…

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RAAC Crisis: What You Need to Know


Introduction: Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) is a lightweight concrete that was used extensively in the construction of schools and hospitals in the UK from the 1950s to the 1990s. However, RAAC has been found to be susceptible to crumbling and cracking, which can pose a serious safety hazard. In recent years, there have been…

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10 steps to better subcontractor and supplier relationships

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In the construction industry, strong relationships with subcontractors and suppliers are essential for success. When these relationships are strong, projects run more smoothly, costs are kept down, and quality is improved. Here are 10 steps you can take to build better relationships with your subcontractors and supply chain: By following these steps, you can build…

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The Role of Urban Densification in Addressing the UK Housing Crisis


The United Kingdom is facing a housing crisis. The population is growing, but the supply of housing is not keeping pace. This has led to a shortage of affordable housing, which has put a strain on many families and businesses. One potential solution to the housing crisis is urban densification. Densification is the process of…

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UK Construction Summary

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(May 2023) The UK construction industry is a vital part of the economy, contributing £130 billion to GDP and employing over 2.5 million people. However, the industry is facing a number of challenges, including rising costs, labour shortages, and changing regulations. One of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry is the rising cost of…

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Innovation in Business Award 2023


Most Innovative Leader 2023 – UK Property Maintenance We are delighted to announce that Scott Taylor, Director of Operations at HEI Group Ltd, has been named the “Most Innovative Leader 2023 – UK Property Maintenance” by Innovation in Business publication. This prestigious award is a testament to Scott’s outstanding leadership and commitment to pushing boundaries…

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Artificial Intelligence in Construction

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AI and VR in construction: The construction industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years with the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) technologies. These tools have proven to be game changers in construction management, helping companies to streamline their processes, reduce costs, and improve productivity. But what are…

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Key factors when selecting a scaffolding company


If you’re in need of scaffolding for your construction project, choosing the right local scaffolding company is crucial. Here are some key factors to consider when selecting a scaffolding company: Safety record: The most important factor to consider when selecting a scaffolding company is their safety record. Look for a company that has a proven…

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What is the Future Homes Standard 2025?

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25% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions come from heating and power for buildings. So, to address this, the Future Homes Standard (FHS) will become mandatory in 2025. New homes built from 2025 onwards will produce 75%-80% less carbon emissions than homes built under the current Building Regulations. New homes will be better insulated with…

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