Our pick of this week’s product and project stories includes
Skills shortages in building industry are affecting economic recovery according to the latest FMB survey. There are some innovative solutions out. If you are involved in any useful project, including training and recruiting more women and young people, do be in touch and I will include details in a Buildingtalk feature on this next week.
Finally, with the housing shortage getting worse, the Local Government Association outline how half a million extra new affordable homes could be built before the end of the decade. Let’s hope we see some action on this.
Aggregate Industries’ innovative Lytag solution has helped lighten the load of a new upmarket commercial build in Edinburgh city centre.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Civil Engineering, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Floors, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
The Clerkenwell Design Week event last month saw Geberit give visitors the opportunity to see the launch of its new ‘Science Behind the Sensory Space’.Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Interiors
The staff team at Rinnai have raised several thousand pounds for the British Heart Foundation after completing the recent London to Brighton Bike Ride.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts
In a piece by Vortice, the company says unless we take steps to ventilate our homes and workplaces correctly, the air we breathe can be fifty times more polluted than outdoor air.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts