The latest Buildingtalk Newsletter included details of a cool evening spent in the sub-zero Ice Bar in central London at the launch of the latest floor drain catalogue from Harmer. Amazing ice sculptures, cocktails and lovely new drains.
Last week we had the latest EU deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions looked good. But the devil is in the detail and Knauf Insulation argue in our Hot Topics that watered down energy efficiency targets for 2030 have, at a stroke, lost 16 years worth of action and perhaps signal the end of our sustainability ambitions. What do you think?
New products this week on Buildingtalk included lifesaving CO gas detectors; a biomass boiler with 20 year guarantees to match RHI investments; a versatile petrol driven disc cutter; and wireless security that can be installed in under two minutes.
Do take a look at an amazing time-lapse video of the 3D printed Wikihouse being built for the London Design Festival – the worlds first DIY low energy house built for under £50K. I want one and have a little bit of land in France where it would be perfect.
And finally, is the news that China plans to invest over £100billion in UK infrastructure just a glimpse of the scale of opportunities in world markets post-EU exit?
SE Controls has carried out a corporate brand refresh, which has included the launch of a new website to better represent the company’s worldwide operations and activities during the next 5 years.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Security and Fire Protection
Alumasc Blackdown has announced two of its sustainable and innovative green roof projects have been award nominated for this year’s NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) AwardsPosted in Articles, Building Industry News, Case Studies, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
MD at Forticrete, John Lambert, has spoken about the Spring statement recently made by Chancellor Phillip Hammond.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Hot Topics, Landscaping, news, Posts, Publications
Vectaire’s range of residential ventilation products is one of the most comprehensive available for bettering indoor air quality.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts