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Welcome to our New Look and Size for Modern Builder/Plumber/M&E magazine.

Building Better Together.

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Our FREE, easy to use, Multi Award Winning Magazine, carries the latest information on innovations in building products and techniques. Log on to our website to view our digital version, and register your email, to receive a free copy of the magazine each month. All our publications are produced in HTML5, the latest digital technology, and can be viewed on any device, including mobile phones.

Modern Builder is dedicated to bringing the industry the latest news, in the latest technology, direct to our readers, in an engaging format. Modern Builder is available on the counters, free of charge, of various Builders/Plumbers merchant outlets across Northern Ireland, and direct mailed, via printed and digital media to Architects, Consultants, Builders and all other aspects and levels to the construction industry, across the UK & Ireland.

All our magazines incorporate product and company videos, as well as including animation to enhance and engage the viewer. All content of the magazine is tracked. Subscription is free, click to view through our website to request a copy: All letters and contributions are welcome.


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Meet the team that brings you Modern Builder Magazine
Marytn Boyd

Marytn Boyd

Partner, UB Media, Publisher of Modern Builder Magazine

With an Art & Design background from the University of Ulster, plus over 25 years of Retail, Trade and Advertising Sales experience to the Retail & Construction Trade, Martyn has proven track record within this industry, of which, over 16 years, is with publishing trade publications.

Jasen Upritchard

Jasen Upritchard

Partner, UB Media Business Development

With over 35 years experience in the construction industry as a Refrigeration, Air conditioning , Heating and Cooling design, Sales and installation Engineer, I share my wealth of Industry knowledge through Modern Builder,Plumber M&E magazine with our readers,advertisers and critics. Building Better Together

Craig Kennedy

Craig Kennedy

IT & Software Development

Craig has over 20 years in the IT and Telecoms industry spanning everything from web design and programming to the planning and implementation of large scale CRM / MRP / ERP Solutions

Gold Winner, Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice to the Built Environment and Sustainable Development 2013
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Three essential things to do in lockdown to get your home ready for winter

As England’s lockdown continues, national plumbing register WaterSafe is partnering with the Met Office to encourage homeowners to use their time at home to get their plumbing ready for winter. With DIY and hardware stores deemed ‘essential’ according to government guidance, now’s a great time to stock up on insulating pipe lagging and outside tap covers. More Info »

Government extends £5,000 grant scheme for flood-hit homes

Extension will allow more time for residents and businesses to apply for funding from eligible councils after coronavirus delays The government has today (21 September) announced an extension of the £5,000 grant scheme available to homes and businesses affected by flooding last winter. The Property Flood Resilience (PFR) scheme will be extended by nine months More Info »

SEAI encourages homeowners to avail of grants for home energy upgrades

Almost 430,000 homes in Ireland have availed of SEAI home energy grants to date Government grants covering up to 30% of the cost available for insulation and heating system upgrades BER assessment an important first step in home energy improvement journey. As we enter the colder Autumn months, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) More Info »

Rishi’s Plan for Jobs will help Britain bounce back

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak today set out a ‘Plan for Jobs’ that will spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak. Delivering his Summer Economic Update in Parliament, the Chancellor announced a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country, give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, and provide people More Info »


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