Stannah has published a new white paper on specifying passenger lifts and is offering those who download it an opportunity to get their hands on a new iPad Mini. Meanwhile, Schal is offering useful details for building managers on Display Energy Certificates, including how to avoid financial penalties.
Our latest project stories include the elephant in the room, standing on Northcot Bricks at the new Serpentine Gallery, as well as gold standard cables from Prysmian installed at the new Leeds arena. Check out all the latest industry news summaries below and follow the links for more useful downloads, or watch the Video of the Week from Armourcoat on polished plaster and surface finishes.
Some interesting news via the new Buildingtalk home page Twitter feed includes a CIOB survey saying corruption is rife in the construction industry; IKEA selling cut-price solar panels from China because high prices are preventing UK take-up; and Boris Johnson saying fracking is the answer to the UK trade deficit. We’d love to hear what you think – though please, keep it clean!
We have more good news too, with the UK construction output expanding for a 5th month in September, plus homebuilding is now showing the strongest growth for a decade.
ROCKWOOL UK, has been given permission by Bridgend County Borough Council to develop a new 20 acre storage area at its Pencoed site in South Wales.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts
A landmark new mixed use development in a historic part of Leicester has undergone a modern makeover, courtesy of Senior Architectural Systems.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Curtain Walling, Doors, Facades, Glazing, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows
Simon Hipgrave has joined Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AlumascWMS) as Managing Director of globally renowned drainage brands Wade and Gatic.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Landscaping, Posts, Recruitment
A longstanding commitment to ethical and responsible manufacturing has allowed Wienerberger to earn an “Excellent” rated BES 6001 certificate.Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Posts, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency