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
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Selectaglaze fitted four noise reducing secondary glazing units in a luxury residential property in a converted warehouse in East London.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Glass, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Code Handle® brings award-winning design and digital security to any private door which requires a cost-efficient way to keep people out.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Information Technology, Posts, Security and Fire Protection
A large new hangar for American Airlines has been completed at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, using Kalwall® translucent cladding to provide natural daylight to form signature ‘light bars’ at each end.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Cladding, Facades, Lighting, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls