BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
We begin this week by asking is Londons andpound;4.2bn Super Sewer really money well spent or just money down the drain?
We also look at how energy efficiency upgrades are impacting costs with a video about the Mitsubishi HQ, plus an ABC+D Magazine case study about one of the lowest energy consuming public buildings in the UK.
As the world economy has an attack of the jitters, led by downward corrections on the China market, here is a reassuring reminder that UK construction numbers are still good:
Mitsubishi demonstrates how to reduce energy use in your building
..and is this the best LEGO build repair or can you do better?
Senior Architectural Systems has successfully completed its first contract for Everyman Cinemas, at the chain’s new theatre in Greater Manchester.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Curtain Walling, Doors, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows
The GGF Regional Membership Team has been strengthened by the appointment of Noreen McNairney, who will be responsible for managing membership in Ireland as Regional Membership Manager.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Posts
NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has elected Jim Lowther of Xtralite as Chairman at its recent council election. Jim replaces Tom Ogilvie, who now occupies the Vice Chairman role.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Lighting, Posts, Recruitment, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Windows
Motorway services operators are heading to the toilet to improve customer services and open their doors to more customers, courtesy of Closomat.Posted in Accessibility, Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Interiors, Posts