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?
Flowcrete UK has successfully achieved the M1 standard of emissions classification for its new Comfort Resins flooring collection.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Floors, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Interiors, Posts
Armaflex Protect from Armacell allows penetrations for both non-combustible and combustible pipes to be sealed off more simply than ever before.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts, Walls
Hauraton has ensured the multi-storey car park of a newly opened shopping district has a top quality surface water drainage system, courtesy of heel-safe gratings from the company.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Civil Engineering, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Posts
Cembrit HD (heavy duty) board has recently been installed in the newly redeveloped East Stand at the home of England Rugby, Twickenham.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Facades, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls