• 14 November 2014

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

16 October 2014

Timber Expo event sees increase in visitor numbers during 2014

Timber Expo attracts international visitors The Structural Timber Association launched their new magazine at the event, featuring in-depth case studies, introductions to structural timber solutions and articles on ‘Closing the Performance Gap.’ Architects, specifiers, contractors and engineers came from over 30 countries such as Qatar, China, Ghana, Russia, Kuwait, India, Malaysia, Canada and New Zealand[…]

  • 16 October 2014

14 October 2014

International DuPont Corian design award presented for ‘Coco Tub’

Participants were tasked with creating an interior design solution for the home environment or for public and commercial spaces using one or more colours from the new black tones of DuPont Corian, made with DeepColour Technology and consisting of Deep Nocturne, Deep Night Sky, Deep Black Quartz and Deep Anthracite. The projects were judged on[…]

  • 14 October 2014

14 October 2014

International DuPont Corian design award presented for ‘Coco Tub’

Participants were tasked with creating an interior design solution for the home environment or for public and commercial spaces using one or more colours from the new black tones of DuPont Corian, made with DeepColour Technology and consisting of Deep Nocturne, Deep Night Sky, Deep Black Quartz and Deep Anthracite. The projects were judged on[…]

  • 14 October 2014