A quarter of European contracting firms do design-build projects
Design-build contracts To get an insight in the current developments of these methods in the European cons... Read more
Dutch consumers and painters are least concerned with sustainability
Development of sustainability This trend towards sustainability was apparent before in many sectors, inclu... Read more
Why the Netherlands is a perfect breeding ground for BIM
BIM in Europe Vast differences in levels of BIM usage between countries in Europe can be seen, however, an... Read more
French installers are least interested in becoming trained and cert...
Manufacturer's certificate One of the services manufacturers may offer to installers is the possibility to... Read more
Dutch architect more concerned about the effect of nitrogen rules t...
Architects on nitrogen emissions Since 2009, USP has been conducting quarterly surveys among architects f... Read more
Brexit and the construction industry; British architects foresee st...
For the first time in years, construction volumes in the UK are predicted to decline in the next two years.... Read more
How BIM changes the roles in the construction process
Although architects expect to keep a central role in the construction process, and still see themselves as... Read more
Future construction volumes in the major European markets; only the...
Of course current construction volumes are well documented, but given the delay before economic trends affe... Read more
Is there an increasing amount of luxurious products in bathrooms?
Bathroom renovations do not grow much further The amount of consumers doing a bathroom renovation has in... Read more
The new concept of Bruynzeel Keukens
Bruynzeel Keukens wants to open city stores Bruynzeel Keukens is a well-known name in the Netherlands. Whi... Read more
Is the Netherlands ready for the smart kitchen?
Luxury is not yet decisive in the purchasing process A luxury kitchen is different for everyone, but in ge... Read more
How popular are trade shows among European Electrical Installers?
When looking at the popularity of different forms of personal media, advice from the wholesaler is found mo... Read more
Are installers using social media professionally?
Given the potential these platforms offer to reach out to consumers, they are often included in marketing s... Read more
Orientation for home improvement products becoming increasingly mor...
In the more conservative market of home improvement products, however, online purchasing is not as common y... Read more
Huge outflow of professional painters expected in Europe
Measuring trends Age distribution of a professional population can be a g... Read more
Is leasing products also taking the HVAC market by storm?
That the trend from ownership to leasing is a hot t... Read more
The share of DIY jobs versus DIFM jobs does not always reflect cons...
When looking at the figures of DIY versus DIFM shares at a European level, for instance, a decline of the s... Read more
Amazon dominates the pure online B2B electrical installation market
The specialized wholesaler is still going strong.The construction market is a rather traditional market, wh... Read more
Dutch installers frontrunners in the usage of apps for professional...
Only 55% of the French installers have a smartphone or iPad for professional purposes. In the majority o... Read more
Circularity taken into account in more and more architectural projects
Not all countries are equally advancedWith new trends emerging in the market, there are always countries th... Read more
Professionals for home improvement jobs are usually found offline
Consumers’ personal network first place to search professional?A significant part of the European consu... Read more