Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change launched the government’s consultation on the future of the Energy Company Obligation plus announced improvements to the Green Deal finance plan and the target to upgrade one million homes.
Greg Barker MP announced £19 million boost for the Green Deal as it awarded funding for six community based retrofit programmes.
Paul King, Chief Executive, UK-Green Building Council, Ecobuild’s lead partner said: Ecobuild has become the Crystal Palace of its day, the great exhibition where new products can be found and sold, and fortunes can be made in the name of green building.
Alison Jackson, Group Director of Sustainability & Construction, Ecobuild said: Despite the recession, green construction is now turning a corner and we believe both the industry and Ecobuild are firmly set for growth.
UBM, organisers of Ecobuild also announced plans to extend its reach to Mexico and the Americas under a new partnership with the Center for Housing and Construction Development (CIHAC).
Aggregate Industries’ expert concrete recently helped to provide a flooring concrete specification for the newly-launched, Lake District’s Windermere Jetty project.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Case Studies, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Floors, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Landscaping, Posts
Schlüter-Systems is giving customers the opportunity to tour its state-of-the-art UK headquarters via a new virtual reality initiative.Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Floors, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Interiors
SchlegelGiesse has acquired Reguitti, the Italian-based manufacturer of handles and assorted accessories for doors and windows, along with its sister brands Tropex Design and Jatec.Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, news, Posts, Windows
REHAU was recently chosen to provide a splash of colour for a new build property in South Lanarkshire with its TOTAL70 Window and Door System.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, Posts, Windows