BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
The latest round-up of industry news includes Greenbelt abandoned, Smart Homes video, renewable power surge + new products andamp; project stories
Research by Glenigan for a BBC programme tonight will show an alarming 5 fold increase in homes built on greenbelt land, with over a third in or around Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and much more in the pipeline. Im no NIMBY but this is madness – your comments please!
Other news includes:
.and with 37m people in the UK now using smart phones, Toolstation offer electric sockets that include a USB port how sensible is that!
I will begin on the ASSA ABLOY stand at IFSEC getting their take on how open platforms win business. Do be in touch if you are exhibiting and have something new for me to review.
Angela Breckenridgeandlt;[email protected]; 10/6/2015
I think building on green belt is crazy for several reasons:
EOS are supporting prominent rainscreen and facade manufacturer, BTS Facades and Fabrications, to bring an innovative and high-performance complete walling solution to market.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Facades, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Video of the Week, Walls
Vandersanden offers a unique coated solution to ensure its bricks retain their natural colour and beauty throughout the lifetime of a building.Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Innovations & New Products, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Ali VU from Senior Architectural Systems has been specified for a new residential development in Liverpool.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Freefoam is a finalist in three of this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs), for its successful #HelpingCustomersGrow campaign.Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Fascias, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Walls