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Maintaining conservation in a world where energy is the new ‘gold standard’

Maintaining conservation in a world where energy is the new ‘gold standard’

Timber has rightly regained its superiority in being the only natural and sustainable material for the manufacture of high quality windows and doors.  Recent research identifies that timber is energy efficient and over ifs life cycle could actually outlive the building in which it has been installed.This is supported in a recent study of a Lifetime Cost Analysis commissioned by the Wood Window Alliance (WWA) which was carried out by the Heriot Watt University in 2012. It found that timber windows have a life expectancy of 60 years or even more, and is carbon negative. By comparison plastic windows have to be replaced every 35 years or so. This means that although the initial cost of a timber window can be as much as 25% more than a plastic equivalent the total lifetime cost should be...
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CPDs of the month

  • Correctly designing and sizing a solar thermal system for residential applications can be a tricky job if you don’t have the in-depth knowledge and understanding of this technology.

    To help you, Kingspan Solar and CDP Consulting are offering a free CIBSE approved CPD webinar on sol ...

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  • There are many important options to consider when specifying your product, as there are now so many different types of glass and glazing designs available on the market. This RIBA CPD from Glazing Vision aims to inform you upon the latest designs best suited to match your project, whilst provid ...

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  • Urban Front would like to announce our new Workshop Tour launching early next year.

    The workshop Tour will run for just over an hour and incorporate the following Learning Outcomes:

    1. A good understanding of how a contemporary hardwood door is manufactured

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  • http://www.lorientuk.com/technical-support-options/cpd-seminars

    Lorient is a member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network and offers three high quality RIBA accredited ...

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ASSA ABLOY UK Specification BIM set for Ecobuild

UK Specification, a division of ASSA ABLOY UK, is ready for EcoBuild with confirmation of a seminar slot in partnership with NBS, part of RIBA Enterprises and also a position on the much-anticipated Genius Bar, to highlight... Click here to read more



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New SECURAHinge by Intastop puts safety first

02nd Mar, 2015

Intastop has launched the unique SECURAHinge a full length continuous geared hinge that provides improved safety for applications in healthcare, psychiatric and secure ac...
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Innovations News

More stringent roof fixing requirements now in force

02nd Mar, 2015

A new British Standard for pitched roof fixing, which came into force on 1 March 2015, improving the security of Britain’s roofs and ensure they are resis...
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Regeneration News

Richard Burbidge sets sail at Mariners’ Park

02nd Mar, 2015

Richard Burbidge has provided a bespoke FUSION curved handrail and accompanying stairparts to create a secure and stylish hallway at Trinity House Hub on Mariners’ Park in Wa...
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Sustainability News

SoffitLiner rises to the top for underground car parks

02nd Mar, 2015

Panel Systems, one of the UK’s leading panel and building board suppliers, has reported an increase in demand for its SoffitLiner range for use in insulating underground car...
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