02 February 2015

BM TRADA announce dates for timber visual strength grading courses

BM TRADA’s timber VSG courses aim to improve the grading skills and knowledge of employees from the timber industry BM TRADA’s VSG training courses are to be run by members of European Standards committees to ensure that the knowledge and information provided is p-to-date. BM TRADA’s hardwood VSG training course will be delivered twice this[…]

  • 02 February 2015

02 February 2015

Low Energy Know How’ events set zero carbon targets

Saint-Gobain’s Stacey Temprell believes that Zero Carbon Hub’s ‘Low Energy Know How’ events will emphasise the importance of improving energy efficiency in the home The upcoming events, which are free to attend, aim to share up-to-date information about the Zero Carbon Standard and discuss how it can be achieved. As sponsors, Saint-Gobain will present information[…]

  • 02 February 2015

02 February 2015

‘Low Energy Know How’ events set zero carbon targets

Saint-GobainÍs Stacey Temprell believes that Zero Carbon HubÍs ÍLow Energy Know HowÍ events will emphasise the importance of improving energy efficiency in the home The upcoming events, which are free to attend, aim to share up-to-date information about the Zero Carbon Standard and discuss how it can be achieved. As sponsors, Saint-Gobain will present information[…]

  • 02 February 2015

30 January 2015

Saint-Gobain search for favourite iconic buildings and landmarks in UK and Ireland

From childhood homes to innovative designs, entrants are being asked to upload images onto Facebook and Twitter of their most loved buildings plus share why the building is special to them. A shortlist of entries will then be compiled by panelists and put to a public Facebook vote shortlist will also be on display at[…]

  • 30 January 2015

30 January 2015

Saint-Gobain search for favourite iconic buildings & landmarks in UK & Ireland

From childhood homes to innovative designs, entrants are being asked to upload images onto Facebook and Twitter of their most loved buildings plus share why the building is special to them. A shortlist of entries will then be compiled by panelists and put to a public Facebook vote shortlist will also be on display at[…]

  • 30 January 2015

23 January 2015

GGF supports GPD’s Call for Papers

GPD 2015 will take place in Tampere, Finland. The conference will be attended by companies from the glass and glazing industry, including GGF The bi-annual GPD conference gives the glass and glazing industry the opportunity to congregate and discuss the development and design of the industry. This June, GPD will take place at Tampere in[…]

  • 23 January 2015

23 January 2015

Saint-Gobain run new CPD sessions

Saint-Gobain is set to host a range of CPD seminars at its Innovation Centre throughout 2015 Saint-Gobain’s Fire Protection of Ventilation Ductwork CPD session will be hosted by Isover. The session will teach its attendees how to specify a compliant fire protection system for ventilation ductwork. The session will make use of interactive videos on[…]

  • 23 January 2015

22 January 2015

PIGS networking events to be sponsored by GGF

People in Glazing Society (PIGS) has been running its busy networking events since 2004 People in Glazing Society (PIGS) was established in 2004 to enable Editors and workers in the glass and glazing press to meet with others in the industry, such as public relations professionals and marketing personnel. The networking events are now attended[…]

  • 22 January 2015

22 January 2015

Aico launches new training facility

The Centre of Excellence was launched at an event hosted by Aico’s Managing Director, Michael Guinee The Centre of Excellence has been developed to exhibit the company’s products and offer training resources to its customers. It was launched on 14th January at an event that was attended by many of Aico’s customers. The Centre aims[…]

  • 22 January 2015

20 January 2015

Winners of the Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology 2014 announced

Shane York and Tom Wragg were declared the winners of the CIAT’s Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology 2014 The winning project was designed by Shane York ACIAT from Sheffield Hallam University. His building, Millhouses Works, was commended by the judges for being both sustainable and attractive with thorough detailing and quality construction. Shane’s[…]

  • 20 January 2015