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BUILDINGTALK | Thu, 5 Dec 2013
Major industry leaders and Government ministers have signed a joint initiative to reduce carbon in infrastructure in line with the UK’s climate change commitments. The Infrastructure Carbon Review sets out a series of actions for government, clients and suppliers that have the potential to reduce up to 24 million tonnes of carbon and save the UK £1.46 billion a year by 2050. Read the report in full plus an in-depth response by Balfour Beatty.
Public Sector Building Magazine | Thu, 5 Dec 2013
With the UK’s population continuing to rise sharply, what steps can public bodies take to ensure that our towns and cities are put on a sustainable footing for the long-term? Armando Raish, managing director of living walls company, Treebox, argues that greening up urban environments is crucial if towns are to become truly sustainable…
Stroma | Tue, 3 Dec 2013
Stroma Certification’s ECO Engine is the only software on the market to be granted approval on Ofgem’s behalf by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) for undertaking ECO scoring calculations for all measures.
BUILDINGTALK | Tue, 3 Dec 2013
Latest Buildingtalk newsletter asks if the UK government rolling back ECO will put both jobs and lives at risk. News of a 17% rise in brick production in 2013 plus big rises in project starts including office starts up 42% and retail starts up 54%. Latest energy saving projects include heating for social housing, biomass energy cabins and industrial ventilation; plus new products and our ’video of the week’.
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Scafftag video download article
Scafftag helps you manage and communicate the latest inspection / test status of the equipment in terms of the health and safety, maintenance and identity to improve safety compliance and business performance.
BM TRADA video article
High Wycombe, UK
BM TRADA provides independent certification, testing, inspection, training and technical services. We help customers large and small to prove their business and product credentials and to improve performance and compliance. With an international presence across many industry sectors, we ...