- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 17 Feb 2020
In the construction industry, the word 'pitch' can refer to:
- A sloping or 'pitched' roof.
- The angle of inclination between the horizontal and a line connecting the nosings of a stair.
- The angle of any other sloping elements above the horizontal.
- A presentation or submission intended to win a contract.
- A viscous material extracted from petroleum, coal tar, or plants that can be used to seal wooden containers or in road or roof construction. Generally the work 'pitch' is used to refer to more viscous varieties, while 'tar' is used to refer to more liquid varieties.
Featured articles and news
Cutting-edge tech pairs with building management systems.
BSRIA updates its assessment of the industry.
What happens when it all goes wrong?
Input being gathered by CIOB.
Changes proposed for MHCLG consultation on house building statistics.
Full of passion and acerbic wit. 1 min book review.
Reminding us what is possible.
Five signs you are at risk.
Biotechnology as it applies to the built environment.
Stopping sound coming through windows.
Government response to the Building a Safer Future consultation.
Energy savings quickly payback any small additional capital investment.
Overbuild and air-space developments.