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Power up at Energy 2017

The industry trade event dedicated to renewables, innovation and power solutions within the built environment returns this year – jam-packed with world leading content, CPD sessions and leading industry brands On 10th – 12th October, Energy 2017 will once again ...

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Hancock named as new chair of NEC Users’ Group

NEC has announced that Dr. David Hancock, Construction Director for the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), which reports to the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury, will be joining the NEC Users’ Group as Chair. Hancock has experience working in the ...

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Together as one

Karl Walker of Beckhoff Automation explains how a building automation control platform can bring building functions together on one integrated system and simplify facilities management The International Energy Agency predicts that global energy consumption will rise by up to 30 ...

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Shhh! Jacksons Fencing’s guide to managing noise pollution is out 

Jacksons Fencing has issued its latest guide, Managing Noise Pollution, for landscape architects, urban planners, exterior designers and others involved in the specification of external physical perimeters. A recent study found that those who live in noisy cities are more ...

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Industry consultation now open on NEC4 Alliance Contract

NEC is looking for industry feedback on the future of collaborative working, as it launches a consultation to shape its new NEC4 Alliance Contract, designed to unite entire project teams on a single collaborative contract. NEC has released the consultation ...

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ecobuild calls on the built environment to help shape 2018 agenda

ecobuild owners, Futurebuild Events, have announced the establishment of two consultative groups featuring leading industry experts to help shape the format and direction of the 2018 edition of the event. The new owners have also revealed that they will be ...

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CIC publishes inclusive design learning guide

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a new guide ‘Bringing Inclusive Design into Built Environment Education’ which illustrates the key issues in terms of improving knowledge, skills and understanding in the creation of an accessible and inclusive built environment. In ...

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Getting wise to potential of smart buildings

GEZE UK is encouraging architects and specifiers to ‘switch-on’ on to the benefits of developing smart buildings with the launch of a new brochure. Smart Solutions highlights safety systems and drive technology which can be used to create innovative networked ...

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London’s coolest offices opening their doors for Workplace Week 2017

Marking its fifth consecutive year, Workplace Week 2017, the popular fundraising event organised by workplace consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) will take place the week commencing the 13th November 2017. This year’s event will see a dynamic programme of events, ...

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2017 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building has been announced. Six buildings will now compete for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The prestigious award ...

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