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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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Driving change for a safer future

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has launched an industry-wide consultation into a new proposed Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI), to gather the views on the Code before it is formally launched later this year. The new Code addresses the ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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Sustainable hoarding solution wins praise

Surrey-based Panthera Group launched its latest hoarding innovation; the sustainable and environmentally friendly EnviroHoard™, in March 2020 just before the Covid lockdown. Despite the effects of the pandemic, the system has been specified by key players in the construction sector ...

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Technical review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety)

By Conor Logan, Technical Director of Colt UK, Smoke and Climate Control Division. On the 2nd April, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP announced ambitious steps, initiated by the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, to further reform the building safety ...

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5 steps to reduce your modular construction CO2 emissions by over 42%

Modular buildings have many advantages over traditional construction methods, and sustainability and CO2 savings are ones that will play a key role if the construction sector is to lead the way in reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. A study undertaken ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Free Movement

Maddie Grounds of the Immigration Advice Service asks how will the Government’s immigration vision impact the UK construction industry? It has been over two and half years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Yet, the future of ...

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Constructive criticism

If Britain is going to achieve the aims of the Construction Sector deal then facilities managers MUST be involved in construction projects from the beginning says Mark Coates, Head of Strategic Asset Development at Viewpoint This October (12th) marked 100 ...

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