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    CPD 10 2018: Flooring insulation

    This CPD module, sponsored by Dow, will examine a range of factors which need to be considered when addressing ground floor insulation, including construction techniques

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    CPD 9 2018: Roof windows – performance, efficiency and aesthetics

    This CPD, sponsored by Keylite, will outline specification issues, as well as guidance relating to installation, technical performance including energy savings, security and ventilation, and safety.

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    Online poll: Disruptor influx

    2018-05-18T06:32:00Z

    This week’s poll: Would other sectors benefit from an influx of small new firms in the style of the QS disruptors?

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    Interserve: Waste not, want not

    2018-05-18T06:00:00Z

    Interserve’s energy-from-waste crisis has prompted fears of another Carillion-style collapse, as the company takes drastic action to rebalance the books

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    Elizabeth Tower: The test of time

    2018-05-18T06:00:00Z

    The Elizabeth Tower is known the world over for housing the bongs of the Big Ben bell, and standing as a symbol of London, the UK and even democracy. But this venerable structure is in dire need of repair – something a five-year, £61m refurbishment programme is taking care of

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    Going it alone

    2018-05-18T06:00:00Z

    Britain’s QS sector has changed dramatically, with the foreign takeover of big-name firms prompting entrepreneurial types to start up on their own. Have these challenger firms become the new establishment?

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    Image of the week: A small wedding

    2018-05-18T06:00:00Z

    Model maker Lucy Gullon puts the finishing touches to a Lego scene depicting this weekend’s wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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    Sketch of the week: Health centre concept, West Midlands

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    This #buildingdoodle sketch is by Jem Taylor, an associate at The Manser Practice’s York office

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    Image of the week: Bordering on disrepair

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    A campaign has been launched to save the former studio of textile designer Bernat Klein

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    Offsite: quantifying the benefits

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    With all the talk about offsite construction and the savings it can offer, how in practice does a project team actually realise these benefits? Gavin White and Andrew Mather of Ramboll look at the data