Some of Britain’s top engineers are urging the government to stop buildings being knocked down. Given the vast amounts of CO2 creates from making bricks and steel, with cement alone causing 8% of global emissions, they say the construction industry should instead re-use buildings where possible. They also advise that more recycled material are utilised, and use machinery powered by clean fuels.
Construction company Britcon has been appointed main contractor to deliver a £16 million expansion for Ideal Heating at its headquarters in Hull.
Leading sustainability authority, Bureau Veritas, is urging firms to use this year’s Recycle Week as a stark reminder that adopting a circular economy business model is key if the UK is to realise a zero carbon future.
- Speakers include Bluetooth, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Vodafone
- Topics include insights and trends into Integrated Building Management, current impact of technology, AI, net zero carbon and sustainability
- The free-to-attend event takes place at ExCeL London on 6th-7th October
Smart Buildings Show, the UK’s leading, dedicated smart buildings event, has unveiled its 2021 conference programme. The event, supported by headline sponsor Bluetooth, will take place at ExCeL London on 6th-7th October 2021, featuring industry-leading speaker sessions from some of the sector’s most renowned brands, including Bluetooth, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Vodafone.
With many businesses having been closed throughout much of 2020, this Fire Door Safety Week (20-26 September) offers a pertinent reminder for duty holders to ensure their fire doors are checked – especially if the annual assessment was missed last year, advises compliance specialist, Bureau Veritas.
After a year that has seen heightened awareness around cleanliness and sanitation, it is more important than ever for businesses across all industry sectors to embed effective and safe hygiene practices. Helping businesses and cleaning professionals discover the next big product innovation to transform cleaning practices, The Cleaning Show 2021, which returns to ExCeL, London from 2nd-4th November will welcome some of the industry’s leading suppliers as they showcase innovative cleaning products to over 7,000 attendees.