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UKGBC seeks feedback from stakeholders interested in delivering a net zero built environment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a consultation inviting industry feedback on the Whole Life Carbon Roadmap draft proposals, which aim to provide a common vision and agreed actions for achieving net zero carbon in the construction, operation and ...

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New guide launched to help SMEs adapt to a Net Zero future

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and sister organisation, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) have launched a new Net Zero guide targeted at SMEs working in the built environment . Aimed at small and medium sized members of both ...

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ROCKWOOL unveils Interactive City for easier specification and product visualisation

The virtual 3D cityscape aims to inspire design, save time and lead to faster decision making ROCKWOOL has further enhanced its range of resources for specifiers, contractors and building owners with the launch of the ROCKWOOL Interactive City, a 3D ...

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Pagabo issues PIN for new civils and infrastructure framework

National procurement organisation, Pagabo, has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for its newest framework designed for civils and infrastructure projects within the built environment. The framework will run for four years, with the option to extend to a further ...

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Business owners urged to protect their facilities from the effects of climate change

As the UK continues to experience unpredictable weather, property care experts, MSL, are warning about the impact this could be having on our buildings. Climate change is bringing extremes of weather which are affecting the structure and safety of essential business ...

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UKGBC launches Solutions Library to help with sustainability challenges within the built environment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a new Solutions Library designed to tackle shared sustainability challenges within the built environment and enhance collaboration between innovators and corporates. According to the UKGBC many of its members have already set ...

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RICS publishes new global guidance for land measurement

New guidance on the measurement of land for development projects such as new housing and commercial development has been published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which defines common measurements used across the built environment and associated metrics ...

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Cori-Seal Systems highlights the hidden fire safety dangers within schools and commercial buildings

Cori-Seal® is an innovative new solution for missing smoke stoppers within existing schools and buildings that have trapezoidal perforated decks or beams within its structure. Due to recent growing concern regarding fire safety within the built environment, Cori-Seal® Systems Ltd ...

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Smart buildings survey

Individual sub-systems within a building have long operated in silo. However, the current trend is headed toward a greater interconnected environment. Global technology research powerhouse, Omdia, connects the dots to reveal the value of the building’s intelligent environment through its ...

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Amey sets out Roadmap to Net Zero

Infrastructure services and engineering company, Amey, has set out a roadmap to reduce its carbon emissions and reach carbon net zero by 2040. To achieve this goal, Amy has set itself two ambitious targets: Achieve Scope 1 and 2 Net ...

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