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.
Quantum are unveiling an exciting new product, set to create a new benchmark for pedestrian safety: Quantum Plus-Tread.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Facility Management & Building Services, Floors, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Posts
Visqueen has added a range of fresh roles for its workforce, consisting part of its strategy for the year that will continue to enhance the company’s offering to the industrial sectors.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Damp & Waterproofing, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Plumbing, Posts, Recruitment
Wrightstyle, the advanced steel and aluminium glazing company, has won a contract to work on a sixth Crossrail station.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Curtain Walling, Doors, Glazing, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows
Fire door & window partition systems specialists Aluprof and fire glass experts Pyroguard have teamed up for an ambitious testing programme for a new, cost-efficient, non-insulated, slimline fire-resistant glazing system.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Systems, Curtain Walling, Doors, Glass, Glazing, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Walls