As a standard setting body and home warranty provider, NHBC currently protects over 1.6m homes across the UK with a market share of around 80%, helping to maintain and improve the quality of new builds for homebuyers. The organisation also works with registered builders to provide them with a reliable source of technical information and[…]
The CPD will be presented at RIBA roadshows on 28th October in Crawley and 9th December in Milton Keynes, available to architects with a general knowledge of the subjects being covered. The CPD’s will be delivered by Ronacrete’s technical team who have extensive experience of the construction industry and the type of products and applications[…]
Meet the BBA people at Timber Expo 2014 – Stand B20 Timber Expo will be co-locating with W14 – the trade exhibition for UK joinery and furniture manufacturers on the 07 & 08 October 2014 at the NEC, Birmingham.
The Welding Institute’s President, Bertil Pekkari (left) awards David Fell, leader of ESAB’s Gas Inspectors’ Courses, TWI’s Distinguished Service Award during the organisation’s annual awards and dinner event held recently at King’s College, Cambridge.
Paul Godwin said: A key part of our seminars and content programme at the Build Show will be focussing on skills, learning and development and this requires time to plan. Pushing the event back will allow longer to produce something appropriate to the needs of the industry.
Sector Director of Retrofit for Saint-Gobain, Mark Weaver, said: The use of off-the-shelf Saint-Gobain systems, combined with a systematic approach focussed upon whole-house and fabric first, delivers not only huge energy savings but a more comfortable environment in which to live.
It is a sad indictment of the UK’s education system that it is not producing the right level of work-ready education/training for young people. Pledges from Government ministers to restore vocational subjects to the national curriculum have all come to nothing. It could be argued that the best environment to learn and practice skills is a[…]
NHIC Annual Awards Sponsors and Categories Bathroom Manufacturers Association – Home Improvement Journalist of the Year – To enter this category there will be a separate entry form added to the website soon. British Gas – Energy Efficiency in Local Communities Glass & Glazing Federation – Best Home Improvement Glazing Project National Federation of Roofing Contractors – Excellence in Roofing QANW –[…]
BM TRADA ‘Fire Protection Measures Understanding Your Responsibilities’ Seminar dates 7 October 2014 at the Holiday Inn Express, NEC, Birmingham, to coincide with Timber Expo 5 November 2014 at the Thistle Portland Hotel in Manchester
Last year, Ortus, a learning centre in London, designed by Duggan Morris Architects won the Best Education Award and went on to receive the overall Supreme Winner Award.