Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
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The latest Buildingtalk Newsletter highlights 7 good reasons to visit Ecobuild, plus how big industry profits are being driven by house building growth, and help for specifiers on roof safety.
Ecobuild is on at Excel in London this week our 7 top reasons to visit plus video highlights below.
We also have a video from Alutec on aluminium rainwater specification and BIM at Ecobuild.
Spectus will be displaying housing through the ages on Epwins stand N2080 + we have details on CPDs from Stroma at the show.
Help from NARMs latest guidance on non-fragile rooflights and walk-on rooflights to help specifiers to avoid hazards caused by confusing these.
We also look at potential impact of a global approach to Health andamp; Safety in the construction sector and how glazing systems protect shopping centres from terrorist attacks
Twitter was awash with good economic news last week.
New homes built in UK are up 10%, the highest total since 2007, and 217k affordable homes have been built since 2010.
With UK unemployment and inflation still falling plus pay up 2.4% – maybe its a good time to have an election.
Video highlights inspire new visitors to Ecobuild 2015
Improving poorly performing properties across UK housing sector
Energy logger monitors hospital electrical consumption
New access control system offers standalone single door control
Work for 25% longer with cordless tools from Festool
New window systems with thermal insulation to Passive House levels
Aluminium rainwater specification andamp; BIM experts at Ecobuild
New insulation system means clean lines for penthouse roof terrace
How glazing systems protect shopping centres from terrorist attacks
Concrete block paving improves hard landscaping for schools
Glazing solution provides thermal and acoustic control for London refurbishment
Fabric structure brings new life to iconic shipyard buildings
Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Case Studies, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Security and Fire Protection
Over the past year, Uzin Utz UK has been fundraising for the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) Charity, to show its appreciation to our NHS heroes.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Charity work, Floors, news
Sales to builders and contractors by Britain’s builders’ merchants in December 2020 were 8.8% higher than in the same month the year previous, according to BMBI Stats.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Civil Engineering, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Landscaping, news, Posts, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Walls
Lakes’ ‘The Showering Experience’ is an exclusive e-Learning module for builders’ merchants.Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Information Technology, Interiors, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Training