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    Visualising the future of design

    2014-11-07T06:00:00Z

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  • Celotex zero carbon
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    Much ado about zero

    2014-10-17T06:00:00Z

    Is zero carbon a lost cause? A roundtable discussion of sustainable construction experts set up by Building investigates if mounting industry fears are justified

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    Subcontracting through the skills shortage

    2014-07-16T17:02:00Z

    The turnaround in the sector’s fortunes has thrown up new risks for subcontractors finding new skilled tradesmen. Building hosted an audio webinar, with insurer Zurich, to discuss preventing any potential pitfalls

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    A bridge too far

    2014-07-11T00:01:00Z

    Solar shading is an essential method of controlling light and temperature in glazed buildings - but it can all be undermined by the wrong choice of bracket

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    Bricks and mortar boards

    2014-07-04T00:00:00Z

    With a constant need to attract the best students, the development of universities has remained a strong sector for the construction industry. But are universities making the most of the connections with the cities they are in? Our roundtable of industry experts gathered to discuss the issues faced

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    Where next for BIM?

    2014-06-13T14:42:00Z

    With the BIM revolution set to enter a new phase, a panel of experts discuss the challenges facing the industry if it is going to get the most out of the groundbreaking technology. Iain Withers reports

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    The new Part L: Small steps and giant leaps

    2014-05-09T00:00:00Z

    The delayed changes to Part L have come into force at last, but debate rages over whether they go far enough and what their impact on the housebuilding and insulation industries is likely to be. Chris Wheal examines the drawbacks and the benefits

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    Walking the talk

    2014-05-02T00:00:00Z

    For Balfour Beatty, sustainability isn’t a boardroom buzzword – it’s a rigorously monitored set of targets pursued by every member of its workforce and brought to bear on schemes up and down the country

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    BIM debate: A premium process?

    2014-03-19T06:00:00Z

    Building Information Modelling is intended to reduce risk and increase accountability. So will it mean paying less on your insurance? Experts debated the question at a seminar hosted by Building and Zurich Insurance

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    Steel Insight: Frame solutions

    2013-11-08T00:00:00Z

    When cost planning structural steelwork, careful and early information gathering is essential to making the right decision about what frame solution to choose