The construction industry is recovering fast but the latest jobs survey from CareerStructure.com shows 58% of industry professionals are unhappy with their current salary and 47% are actively job hunting. What will this mean to wage inflation? But for you job hunters out there, here is a link to the latest opportunities via Buildingtalk JOBsearch.
Our VIDEO OF THE WEEK from Clos-o-Mat helps architects and specifiers to visualise the design and equipment involved in planning a ‘Changing Places’ assisted washroom – and how this differs from a standard (Document M type) wheelchair-accessible toilet.
Finally, Buildingtalk on Twitter includes a plea from 28 industry leader for the Government to act on zero carbon homes initiatives; why we are warming to the idea of heat pumps; and Nick Clegg on why we should build Garden Cities or face more countryside planning disputes.
Materials for Architecture is making a return to the ILEC Conference Centre, London from 25-26 April, after a successful inaugural year.Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Seminars
SMARTair was recently specified as part of a project to bring Toulouse’s Petites Soeurs des Pauvres into the 21st century.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection
Gilberts has announced the development of a stock, single-unit hybrid solution focussed on natural ventilation with heat recovery, the Mistrale Fusion System (MFS).Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Posts
Freefoam’s Fortex Double Shiplap PVC-U Cladding has starred in a £2 million investment package for homes on Caerphilly’s Lansbury Park.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Cladding, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls