Building Design

Low Carbon Research – AECOM
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£1.4m low-carbon housing research As part of the sector deal in the government’s Industrial Strategy a £1.4m research project, called “Building for 2050″, is being led by AECOM. It is gathering evidence from three housing developments in Swansea, Bristol and Manchester with the aim of uncovering the barriers to developing low-cost, low-carbon housing.

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CCTV Drain Surveys Kent | Blocked Drain Repairs Surrey – Jonnys Drains
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Jonny’s Drains – 24/7 emergency drainage specialist. Call today for CCTV drain surveys and blocked drain repairs in Kent & Surrey ☎ 01959 928853

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CDM Wizard – CITB
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CDM Plans are Compulsory … but how many architects, house builders, contractors and others bother to understand them, or ensure that they are in place before any works start on site? This invaluable tool from CITB will help anyone who has this responsibility to lighten their workload.

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Tree Surgeon Wigan & Manchester | Tree Pruning & Felling | LTC Tree Surgery
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Tree Surgeon Wigan & Greater Manchester. Qualified, accredited & certified arborists LTC Tree Surgery can fell, remove, prune & cut trees of all sizes.

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Garage Doors – Warrington & Cheshire – Sales – Repairs
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CALL For A Quote 0330 1192000: Based in Warrington, Cheshire Doors have 50 years garage door expertise. We Supply and Repair all manual and automatic garage doors throughout Cheshire.

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Legislation for EV Provision Imminent – Government Industrial Strategy
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New Regulations for New Homes The Governments recently published industrial strategy states that it is to enact legislation forcing new homes to be built with all the required cabling to enable EV charge points to be installed. This is already legislated for in the European Union, indicating the government’s willingness to carry this over post-Brexit.

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Electric Car Ready Buildings – RIBA Practice News
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22 Year Deadline The UK government has announced that there will be no new petrol or diesel vehicles in the UK from 2040. According to RIBA’s ‘Practice News’, if you are not already including electric vehicle charging points in new buildings already – you should be.

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Car Space Micro Apartment – Finnish architect design
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Build Overnight Tikku is a single parking space sized micro-apartment. The Finnish architect, Marco Casagrande of Casagrande Laboratory, claims it can be built in just one night.

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Will Your CSCS Card Expire Next Month? – official announcement
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Share this with Colleagues URGENTLY! . Time is almost up for 85,000 Construction Related Occupation (CRO) cards in the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).

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IKEA Sells PV + Storage – Solar Century Linkup
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Selling the Energy Saving Message Ikea has teamed with renewable energy firm Solarcentury to sell PV panels and storage batteries. The products can complement existing solar panels or deliver a new system. IKEA aims to “make it easier for homeowners to save on their electricity bills”.

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Blocked Drains East Grinstead – Drainage Clearance
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Detection Drain Services Ltd unblock and repair blocked drains in East Grinstead. Give the drainage professionals a call today on 0800 328 3566.

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