All Astins people are encouraged to engage in the wide range of technical and professional development courses that are available at the Astins Institute. As a result, Astins can boast over twice the industry average for the number of days a year allocated to training for each of its people.
The Astins R&D teams are currently looking at sustainable product offers as an alternative to traditional construction products. They are also exploring the concept of Perfect Contracting and its application toward the improving of client profitability.
A recent design innovation has been the BRE Approved Environmental Door detail, which has the potential to reduce plasterboard and metal waste by 20%.