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Tighter requirements for NOx emissions from space heating are set to come into force in 2018, says Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha. As air quality rises up the environmental agenda, it’s more important than ever to mind the NOx.

Sarah Reay, Managing Director of Construction Marketing Experts (CME), discusses the company’s recent survey of challenges in the architectural sector and how effective marketing can help to address them.

Last month, Rockfon assembled some of the top names in acoustics to discuss the prevailing audible topics influencing today’s architecture. Here, FC&A reports on the findings from the stimulating roundtable held at South Shields’ impressive state-of-the-art cultural venue, The Word. Guided through the FaulknerBrowns-designed building by Project Director Nick Heyward, it was instantaneously evident that; to recognise an acoustically-sound environment, you have to physically experience the environmental change.

Here James Smith, Co-Director of A-SAFE, explains why designing in safety at the architectural stage is essential to ensure a productive operation.

With the WELL building standard and global sustainability standard BREEAM streamlining and greatly simplifying the process of obtaining both a certified BREEAM and a WELL rating, this is great news for companies already on a path towards sustainability and planning on a people-centric approach towards their developments. Darren Evans explains further.

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