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NICEIC | Mon, 20 May 2013
Green Deal is proving to be a great opportunity for contractors of all trades and over 380 companies have already signed up for Green Deal installer status via the NICEIC, making them the leading Green Deal certification body. Green Deal will make energy efficiency easy and affordable, aiming to help tackle 14 million properties by 2020. To benefit, installer must have certification against the Green Deal Installer Standard, PAS2013.
British Board of Agrement (BBA) | Tue, 14 May 2013
Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has approved the BBA application to operate a competent person self-certification (CPS) scheme for the installation of solid wall insulation, including internal, external and hybrid insulation systems. The BBA already have a number Agrément Certificates for solid wall insulation systems and means installers can self-certify that their work complies with Building Regulations.
Axion Recycling | Tue, 14 May 2013
Developed in conjunction with Axion Consulting, Forbo’s Back to the Floor flooring recycling initiative has become the first scheme in the UK to take back cushioned vinyl flooring installation off-cuts. The scheme now accepts Novilux and Novilon alongside Marmoleum, Flotex and smooth vinyl for recycling back into new Forbo products. With landfill charges escalating, the Back to the Floor scheme offers flooring contractors, installers and distributors potential cost savings and the peace ...
REHAU | Thu, 9 May 2013
REHAU joined with BRE and Solar Windows to provide an insight into the requirements of Passivhaus principles and the potential benefits in terms of lower energy costs. The successful seminar was attended by representatives from local architects, surveyors, councils and health authorities from across North Wales.
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