21 November 2014

BM TRADA offering testing & installation advice at Homes 2014

Visitors can get advice on the testing, installation and maintenance of doors and windows Based at stand H29, the BM TRADA team will provide in-depth information for anyone with asset and facilities management responsibility or involved in the repair and refurbishment of housing in the public and private sectors. With advice on specifying third party[…]

  • 21 November 2014

18 November 2014

RIBA Approved CPD and ISO Certification for Newton

The 20 minute long presentation allows architects to complete the CPD at a time most convenient to them, receiving their RIBA certificates following successful completion. The CPD will be hosted on the new Members part of the website alongside a downloadable PDF version of the CPD, Newton’s upcoming training schedule, as well as an area[…]

  • 18 November 2014

17 November 2014

UK Construction Week to launch with Build Show, Grand Designs and more

UK Construction Week at Birmingham NEC from 6th to 11th October 2015 UK Construction Week will bring together the newly acquired Build Show and the highly successful Grand Designs Live plus seven dedicated events to create the most comprehensive construction focused event the UK.  The Build Show already has great support from a significant range[…]

  • 17 November 2014

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04 November 2014

Timber Expo success for BM TRADA due to live demonstrations

With a bigger stand to host a series of activities throughout the duration of the two-day event, BM TRADA’s Technical Officer, Alex Matthews, carried out a demo to highlight the outcomes of a PAS 24 test on an enhanced security timber window. Technical Consultant, Nick Clifford, also carried out timber species identification demonstrations examining the[…]

  • 04 November 2014

30 October 2014

SuDS Compliant Resin Bound Surface System CPD launched

Entitled ‘SuDS Compliant Permeable Paving Resin Bound Surface Systems,’ the CPD has been assessed and categorised under the core curriculum subject – Designing and building it: design, construction, technology and engineering climate, Sustainable Architecture, Knowledge Level and General awareness. The CPD will give architects a better understanding and awareness of: Resin bound and tree pit[…]

  • 30 October 2014

30 October 2014

RIBA approved flat roof system CPD launched

Developed over the course of two years, the CPD provides information on which roofing systems meet legislative requirements and reduce the risk of litigation when used during a project. Taking delegates through each stage of the build process, topics include the importance of using sustainable design and the role of BIM during the specification process.[…]

  • 30 October 2014

29 October 2014

ESOS Lead Energy Assessor register training now available

ESOS is a government led initiative designed to monitor the energy efficiency and energy usage of organisations, with a mandatory requirement in place for businesses to carry out an audit every four years if they employ at least 250 members of staff or have an annual turnover in excess of €50 million and an annual[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

Timber frame seminar regional dates released from BM TRADA

Four regional seminars are taking place in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, with the half-day sessions focusing on issues within the timber frame trade and specifically targeting housing associations, contractors and house builders. The benefits of constructing using timber frame, the materials history, as well as sources of timber products used for building, will be[…]

  • 29 October 2014

22 October 2014

Biomass heating benefitting the Public Sector

Biomass success at The Keep in Brighton Biomass heating system and 300kW Herz Biomatic boiler, designed and installed by Rural Energy at The Keep in Brighton This is a major new centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local[…]

  • 22 October 2014