BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
We begin this week by asking is Londons £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?
Last month saw CUPA PIZARRAS host its first slate training and CPD day, aimed at providing clients with in-depth product knowledge about CUPA’s natural slates.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Posts, Roofs, Training
Crown Paints recently marked the launch of the first Bell Decorating Academy in Lincoln with a morning of workshops for the students of Lincoln College.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Training
ASSA ABLOY has added another layer of security to the CLIQ ® Connect programmable key access control solution with PIN validation.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Health & Safety, Security and Fire Protection
Energy security and cost concerns are highlighted as key barriers for UK industry to realise the benefits of decentralised energy, according to a report launched by Aggreko.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, news, Posts, Publications, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency