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    ESI.info publishes information to help buyers make better and faster decisions about who to work with and what materials to use for their projects.

    ESI.info websites

    ESI.info websites focus on products and services used for the creation and maintenance of built and engineered environments in the UK.

    Our websites provide a platform for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, designer-makers, advisory and regulatory bodies to exchange information and develop business relationships with private and public sector clients efficiently and cost-effectively.

    Our five market-focussed websites are:

    • EXTERNAL WORKS
      Ground Engineering, Hard Landscaping, Traffic Control, Leisure & Recreation, Soft Landscaping
    • BUILDING DESIGN
      Complete Buildings, External Envelope, Structural Fittings, Building Products & Materials
    • INTERIOR DESIGN
      Surface Finishes, Furniture & Fittings, Art & Decoration, Designer Projects
    • BUILDING SERVICES
      Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Heating, Transport Systems, Light, Power, Safety
    • ENVIROPRO
      Water, Wastewater, Climate, Soil, Energy, Recycling, Technology, Production

    Why choose to search with ESI.info?

    Searching with ESI.info will help you reach a faster, better quality of decision about who to work with and what materials to use for your projects. Our websites and all the content that surrounds them have been built specifically to support your decision-making process. You’ll find they contain everything you need and nothing you don’t.

    • Advanced search and refinement makes it easy to find and shortlist potential suppliers
    • Information is clearly presented in a consistent visual format
    • Descriptions focus on facts and technical details
    • Images clearly illustrate promoted products and services
    • Documents and files can be downloaded without having to register
    • Unique productivity tools help you get the most from your professional time

    Our websites host the widest array of supplier details on the market, supported by case studies, articles and learning materials to help you identify the best solution for your project. And we collaborate with experts to surround those details with opt-in services and publications that keep you up-to-date with developments in your fields of interest to further enhance your decision-making.

    Our user-friendly search functionality ensures you get to the content you need fast – with predictive search, dynamic filtering and consistent visual formats to help you get the most from your professional time. And beyond search our unique range of site tools allow you to share thoughts with colleagues, compare options and generate multiple quotes.

    In short, everything we do is designed to support effective decision-making.

    We think of it as playing our part in helping you create better environments.

    What information do we publish?

    ESI.info publishes information on over 27,000 business-to-business suppliers of products and services used for the development and maintenance of the UK built environment.

    There are 1300 product and service categories providing information in a standard format to help buyers to quickly identify and shortlist potential solution providers for their projects.

    Over 23,000 products and systems are described in detail.

    With over 86,000 images published and more than 21,000 associated files available for download, ESI.info has an unrivalled wealth of visual and qualified technical content to guide and inform effective decision-making.

    Information published, supported by illustrations, downloads and videos, includes:

    • Company profiles
    • Products, systems and technologies
    • Projects and case studies
    • Expert articles
    • CPD and learning materials
    • News and events

    Free publications

    When you create an account with ESI.info, you can subscribe to free publications designed to keep you up-to-date with sector innovations and identify suitable companies and products to work with on your projects.

    Topical bulletins

    Five email bulletins cover interesting content from our marketplace websites.

    Featured content typically includes:

    • Projects and case studies
    • Products and services
    • Articles
    • CPD materials
    • News and events

    The bulletins are designed to keep you up-to-date with sector innovations.

    ESI.info bulletins

    EXTERNAL WORKS in print

    If you specify products and services for civil engineering, architectural hardscape and landscaping projects, and would like an efficient way to identify market-leading companies and their key products and services, call the number below to apply for a free copy of EXTERNAL WORKS.

    Call 01786 447005 to reserve your copy.

    EXTERNAL WORKS in print

    Create a free account

    If you're a designer, estimator or buyer and you haven't already done so, visit one of our marketplace websites and register to unlock unique tools that help you choose between the available options - it costs nothing and will take you less than a minute.

    It's the smart way to gain access to all the information and support you'll need to make sound decisions on who to work with and what to buy.