Vision London, SuDS changes, cutting build-time, and more…

  • 7 Apr 2015

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Vision London

Olympia, London 2 – 3 June 2015

Vision London

Buildingtalk Newsletter this week begins with our support for Vision London, an exciting new event about the future of the built environment being held in June at Olympia in London. If you are exhibiting or are one of the seminar speakers and want to send us a preview, do email me the details via news@buildingtalk.com

Other news

  • Details of major changes now in place to Government requirements for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) – we offer the new guide from Interpave on the implications for permeable paving.
  • BRUFMA (British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association) ask why building energy efficiency missing from Budget 2015?
  • Mitsubishi Electric latest Housing Association Roadshow has been designed for housing providers and those responsible for hitting renewable targets in the social housing sector
  • Abloy UK discusses how recent developments in technology can create a fully integrated solution and reduce energy requirements, plus how this is impacting security for the financial sector.
  • Find out how Knauf SFSinfill system dramatically cut build-time on a Crest Nicholson development
  • Companies bidding for government infrastructure projects with andpound;50m+ capital value will have to provide skills training

Is CE Marking failing UK business?

Franke Sissons were at Westminster recently to protest the non-policing of CE Marking that is costing UK manufacturing as contractors regularly substitute unlawful and inferior products in the final fit. Let me know if you have experienced this and we will include your comments on Buildingtalk.

And finally

Take a look at the best British unbuilt buildings that nearly made it our of the ground, plus andpound;1m for 2 bolts for the Cheesegrater, and a happy taxman with Stamp Duty now 15 times more than 20 years ago.


Our exclusive Pilkington video series on float glass production continues with an insight into float bath andamp; annealing


  • Rubberbond research the most fascinating unbuilt buildings that could have changed the appearance of our cities
  • FFE awarded UK Patent for new light cancellation technology for infrared beam smoke detectors
  • How Airbloc air curtains cut energy loss by over 80% and deliver better worker comfort
  • Why combined heating and ventilation systems are essential in commercial buildings
  • How DuPont Tyvek roofing membranes pass new BS5534 guideline wind resistance tests


  • Floor level shower element provides wet room solution for a housing development in Kent
  • How Schšck provided effective thermal bridging solution at Londons new ArtHouse building
  • EcoTherm tapered flat roof insulation used in school refurbishment project in Billericay
  • Brett Martins Cascade traditional cast iron style rainwater system used as period feature in Hampshire village
  • Tremco illbruck waterproof roofing system specified to combat rain in Manchester


  • Concrete Repair andamp; Protection to BS EN 1504 the third CPD from Ronacrete to receive RIBA approval in less than a year
  • Eurocells new interactive online CPD module gives you an easy and effective way of gaining information and CPD points in just 15 minutes




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