BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
We begin this week by asking is Londons andpound;4.2bn Super Sewer really money well spent or just money down the drain?
We also look at how energy efficiency upgrades are impacting costs with a video about the Mitsubishi HQ, plus an ABC+D Magazine case study about one of the lowest energy consuming public buildings in the UK.
As the world economy has an attack of the jitters, led by downward corrections on the China market, here is a reassuring reminder that UK construction numbers are still good:
Mitsubishi demonstrates how to reduce energy use in your building
..and is this the best LEGO build repair or can you do better?
Installing radiators in a live environment poses unique challenges for the installer, which are amplified in care-cantered environments, such as hospitals, as Contour explain here…Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing
Dowsil sealants have been supplied by the Sherwin Williams Company to one of Dow’s leading Quality Bond customers, Architectural Engineering Ltd (AEL).Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Cladding, Facades, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Kalzip has had its FC rainscreen facade system tested in accordance with BS 8414-1 and has successfully met the requirements of BR 135.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Systems, Facades, Research & Materials Testing, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Walls
To recognise International Women’s Day on 8 March, safety expert OnSite Support has announced the measures it is taking to support women in construction.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, news, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Training