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.
Hush Acoustics make the argument, in this article, that the COVID-19 pandemic has made us rethink whether our homes are fit for purpose…Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Ceilings, Floors, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, news, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
REHAU has announced the extension of an exclusive stormwater management deal with Hydro International for the UK and Ireland.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Services, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Posts
Sandtex Trade’s X-Treme X-Posure® masonry paint has helped transform a 100-year-old warehouse into both an atmospheric furniture store and a cosy new coffee shop.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Damp & Waterproofing, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
The choice of Gilberts ventilation diffusers has played a part in the architectural aesthetics for a landmark office development in Manchester.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation