The construction industry is recovering fast but the latest jobs survey from CareerStructure.com shows 58% of industry professionals are unhappy with their current salary and 47% are actively job hunting. What will this mean to wage inflation? But for you job hunters out there, here is a link to the latest opportunities via Buildingtalk JOBsearch.
Our VIDEO OF THE WEEK from Clos-o-Mat helps architects and specifiers to visualise the design and equipment involved in planning a ‘Changing Places’ assisted washroom – and how this differs from a standard (Document M type) wheelchair-accessible toilet.
Finally, Buildingtalk on Twitter includes a plea from 28 industry leader for the Government to act on zero carbon homes initiatives; why we are warming to the idea of heat pumps; and Nick Clegg on why we should build Garden Cities or face more countryside planning disputes.
As part of its own contribution to improving air quality, NHS Property Services chose to replace the roof of the Hattersley Health Centre in Hyde, Greater Manchester, with the help of BMI.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, says the drive to reduce cost must not be allowed to compromise the safety performance of a building, ahead of Fire Door Safety Week.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Doors, Exhibitions and Conferences, Health & Safety, Security and Fire Protection, Seminars
Aggreko has developed its new Dryer DewPoint Monitoring System for its Oil Free Air Compressor product line.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Innovations & New Products, Posts
How do you ensure a fresh, comfortable environment in an internal space the size of 11 football pitches, which can accommodate the transfer of up to 55 million people a year? Gilberts Blackpool have the answer…Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Case Studies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation