Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor reviews recent top industry Tweets on @Buildingtalk
Buildingtalk on Twitter includes a vertical village, instant retrofit solutions for housing, down-under energy saving lessons, best new building in Scotland, video of Spiderman scaling a 36-storey building in Paris, house buyer record high and getting on with Heathrow Airport’s 3rd runway or lose £147b of economic growth.
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New ‘Vertical village’ wins world building of year – is this a solution to London’s housing problems?
EU grant to bring mass mass retrofit housing to turn 1’000’s of properties into zero-energy homes by wrapping them in clip-on insulation, and adding prefabricated clip-on roof panels that incorporate solar PV units.
Can we learn from Australia about better energy saving in buildings? Research report supported by DECC says yes.
Building in St Andrews wins of RIAS Architects Best Building in Scotland Award
Buyers for homes hit an 11 year high – we need to build more homes or prices will continue to rise
Get on with Heathrow Airport 3rd runway says CBI or £147bn economic growth lost – RT if you agree or add your comment
Watch the video of Spiderman climbing 36-storey building in Paris last week using only talcum powder and courage.
Nationwide Windows & Doors has devoted time, clever product design and testing at levels never previously seen to launch its next generation GRP fire door range.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Windows
Data showing spiking humidity levels on construction sites are a growing concern for the sector, according to a new report from temporary power company, Aggreko.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Information Technology, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Site Preparation, Thermal Imaging and Monitors
Leading housing provider Stonewater is taking full advantage of the excellent thermal efficiency of Kingspan Kooltherm K108 Cavity Board at a new affordable housing development in Dorset.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Insulation, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Freefoam has strong ties with contractors, architects and specifiers, thanks to its ‘The Power of Many’ approach.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Cladding, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Walls