BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
Whats New in Building includes riding the Solarcoaster, big house boom for the elderly, energy saving paints, overheating homes, smart phone lighting controls, Scotland Build Expo, Rio Olympic build update, plus Mad Men andamp; Architecture, and more
The UK Governments latest Solarcoaster dithering is in sharp contrast to Barack Obamas final push to provide a real legacy with his Clean Power Plan that will significantly boost renewable energy sources.
Find out why the cancellation of the Green Deal was no surprise to the GGF who say they will work with the current Government to make new policy and build a system that works.
Maybe its time to support the Building a British Solar Future campaign?
In the week that the latest ONS GDP figures show the UK economy now back to pre-crisis levels, the NHBC reported a 12% increase in house building including a big rise in new homes for elderly – read the full review.
Will construction for Rio 2016 Olympic Games be ready in time? The latest time-lapse video shows how it is taking shape.
We look at the influence of Modernism on architecture and interior design from Le Courbusierto Mad Men great infographic too!
Crown Decorating Centres’ Warrington branch has donated a thousand litres of Crown Trade Paint to 100 flood-hit local residents.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
Ignition, a leading UK provider of vehicle and asset finance for SMEs, has been assisting businesses with securing loans through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Facility Management & Building Services, news, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Site Preparation
Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Anti Bacterial paint range offers the best of both worlds – a paint with added anti bacterial protection which will not diminish over time.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Health & Safety, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
On Thursday 18 February, the GGF Document B Working Party held a Members-only Webinar on the GGF’s response to the Government ban of the use of Laminated Safety Glasses: Regulation 7/Statutory Instrument 1230.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Glass, Glazing, Health & Safety, Posts, Seminars, Windows