In the face of the on-going energy crisis and rising energy bills, schools, colleges, and universities are under increasing pressure to reduce operational costs. Colin Lawson, Head of Market Intelligence at Tamlite Lighting says small changes can make a big difference with retrofitting the key to success.
Street tree planting and retention of existing trees in developments, with provision for long-term maintenance, are now embedded in planning policy. Concrete block permeable paving offers an important opportunity to help satisfy these requirements simply, integrated with SuDS and contemporary urban design, as Interpave explains.
Improved levels of acoustic and energy insulation will be provided following specification of ISO-Chemie’s advanced window sealing tape for a new eco-designed residential development in Yorkshire.
The preservation of life often depends on delaying or preventing the spread of fire and smoke. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, explains how to specify fire resistant safety glass – still one of our best lines of defence against fire in the built environment.
Three dramatic spiral staircases clad in Nordic Brass copper alloy announce intersecting looped pathways, helping visitors to explore intuitively a new museum in Perth, Australia.
Tarmac has teamed up with Band of Builders a national charity for tradespeople, to help transform the garden of a South Shields woman whose dog alerted her to ovarian cancer.
Responding to a growing awareness of the importance of indoor air quality, Style’s manufacturing partner, Dorma Hüppe, is pleased to announce that their Variflex moveable wall system far exceeded expectations in a recent emissions test carried out by the independent laboratory, eco-INSTITUT.
Leading timber distributor’s new online carbon measurement tool is giving specifiers the confidence to make greener design choices.
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