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.
Geberit has expanded its team with two new Technical Sales Managers – Piping, Tyrone Goddard and Mandy Webb.Posted in Articles, Bathrooms & Toilets, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Interiors, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Recruitment
Residents at a luxury retirement village in Warwickshire are benefiting from significantly improved acoustic comfort, thanks to Hush Acoustics.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Ceilings, Facility Management & Building Services, Floors, Retrofit & Renovation, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Walls
Garador’s range of garage side doors offer the ideal solution for anyone wanting quick and easy personal entry into their garage.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Steel and Structural Frames, Timber Buildings and Timber Products
Leading building chemicals specialist, Sika, has appointed Dean Bell to the role of Technical Engineer for Sealing and Bonding.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Recruitment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls