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.
NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has published a new technical guide covering the installation of roof windows on pitched roofs.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Posts, Publications, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Windows
GEZE UK will be taking part at this year’s Smart Buildings Show, from 7 – 8 November 2018) at the Barbican, London.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Services, Exhibitions and Conferences, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Security expert Abloy UK’s four new recruits are set to boost its team, assisting with increased demand for Abloy products and guaranteeing supreme customer service.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Posts, Recruitment, Security and Fire Protection
Mark Gibbs, Technical Director of Alumasc Facades, explains how the policy functions gives comfort to its clients, with its high-rise policy featuring ten checkpoints.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Facades, Health & Safety, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Security and Fire Protection, Walls