Over 100 Buildings Have ‘Gaps’ A study into the operational performance of more than 100 low-energy buildings has found “performance gaps” between design intent and actual carbon emissions of up to a factor of 10.
State of the Art 3D Modelling ‘Vucity’ is a three-dimensional interactive planning tool developed by communications agency Wagstaffs Design and 3D modelling specialist Vertex Modelling. It already maps more than 100 sq km of central London in high detail, enabling users to visualise construction development, highlight and interrogate existing, planned and consented schemes, and overlay […]
The Future for Housing? Aiming to explore possible solutions to future housing, CIOB’s challenge hopes to tap into the next generation of construction managers. To be all mmbracing, entrants must design and build their ideas for a three-bedroom house, within limited sites and considering the environment and energy use.
Low Cost Robot Retrofits Underfloor Insulation 86% Reduction in Heat Loss Trials of an autonomous robot that crawls under the floorboards of old houses squirting insulation have shown that heat loss can be reduced by as much as 86%, according to the system’s developer.