Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is beneficial to homeowners Infrastructure is set to boom as the latest industry research predicts that construction output will grow by 30% over the next 5 years, including 6% growth in 2014 to £129bn; China plans to invest £14 billion in UK infrastructure – even if we choose to exit[…]
Axion Consulting is currently involved in the VinylPlus funded research project, which aims to recycle non-infectious medical PVC waste from hospitals, such as IV fluid and oxygen bags.
Much more needs to be done to simplify and incentivise the uptake of the Green Deal scheme, and energy efficiency retrofit in general if we are to reduce emissions from the built environment and meet our UK carbon reduction targets.
We begin with that chance to win an opportunity to watch the World Cup footie with all your pals from inside the ultimate Man Cave built by Hewden. Let’s hope England don’t spoil the party. Check out the pick of this week’s industry news in Buildingtalk including the power of natural light at the new[…]
The hospital was shown to achieve an air permeability rating under the minimum level of 10.00m3/(h/m2), required by Part L1A of the Building Regulations for England and Wales.
Further details surrounding the responsibility of testers and the reasons behind the government initiative to improve the energy efficiency of buildings can be found via the link above.
DEFRA seems to have bottled out of introducing Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) compulsory legislation before the General Election see comments from Hydro International. Here’s a link to an interesting ABC&D magazine article explaining why stormwater management is so important. However, with the NHBC reporting a 4% jump in new UK home registrations in April,[…]
Areas covered include CE marking of fire stopping, timber, external door and window products, in addition to the responsibilities of manufacturers and Notified Bodies, test evidence and performance declarations and factory production control.
ISO 50001 Energy Management Certification Tom Johnston, BM TRADA’s Chief Operating Officer of Central Certification Services, said companies need to continue rising to the challenge of energy management. Speaking at the launch of BM TRADA’s expansion into UKAS-accredited ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Certification, following a successful pilot scheme, Johnston said: The cost of energy is[…]
Twitter link to a great photo of a gang of builders tackling Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs during a kick-about on the roof of the new Hotel Football being built next to Old Trafford. Other industry news includes the latest Deloitte survey showing that the cranes are well and truly back in London with 64[…]