• 26 February 2014

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  • 26 February 2014

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26 February 2014

Subfloor preparation is vital to ensure long lasting performance

To maximise the longevity of a new floor, any old floorcoverings and excess residual adhesives or contaminants must be removed and an assessment of the condition and composition of the subfloor must be conducted Thorough planning and preparation are advisable when a contractor begins work on a new flooring installation. To maximise the longevity of[…]

  • 26 February 2014

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25 February 2014

Robot brickies, keeping cool in Sochi, and housebuilder profits surge

Robot brickies, keeping cool in Sochi, and housebuilder profits surge We begin with a quick exhibition update. This week you can visit Data Centre World, at London’s ExCel to find out 10 reasons why Energetics beat traditional energy providers; next week it is Ecobuild, also at ExCel – follow the link for the latest show[…]

  • 25 February 2014

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  • 25 February 2014

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25 February 2014

Is future-proofing our towns and cities against climate change a national security issue?

Paul Toyne, Sustainability Director, Balfour Beatty CSUK will be speaking at Ecobuild 2014 Is future-proofing our towns and cities against climate change a national security issue? What do the following have in common? Future cities, green energy, design, retrofit and refurbishment, water, waste and materials, building performance and BIM? Answer: They are the topic themes[…]

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25 February 2014

Groundwater flooding damaging to construction and property industry

Groundwater flooding is generally overlooked by the media who will tend to focus on more visually dramatic forms of flooding. However, groundwater flooding is frequently longer lasting and more destructive to property, producing two-to-four times the damage to buildings and causing significant economic harm. Previous guidance has used a susceptibility approach, suggesting the problem is[…]

  • 25 February 2014

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