Leading by example

Jackie Macaulay, Chief Operations Officer, CABE, discusses the importance of transparency and procurement in the refurbishment of CABE HQ.

Tapestry of change

Part L and F are changing to weave energy efficiency, ventilation and overheating risk into a co-ordinated policy and, as Elaine Knutt discovers, it sees a shift in focus from CO2 to primary energy.

News

  • Rigorous new targets for green building revolution

    All homes and businesses in England will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption and bills, to help to protect the environment, the Housing Minister Chris Pincher has announced.
  • New National Construction Products Regulator Announced

    The Government has committed to establish a national regulator for construction products as part of wider reforms to address the systemic failings identified by the Hackitt Review.
  • Grenfell Inquiry

    The latter months of 2020 saw many sensational headlines in the media around the ongoing investigation into the Grenfell disaster. It is important to focus on the facts rather than the headlines, and video coverage of the evidence can be viewed here: grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/

Features

Click and Collect

The term housing crisis was in use long before Covid-19 forced everyone to down tools. Off-site construction, modular and prefabricated building could make up for lost time but, as Elaine Knutt asks, is it really that simple?
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

Products & services

  • New AICO Product Selector Arrives

    AICO latest Product Selector details their extensive product range and...
  • New Draka UC- Connect Structured Cabling Solutions Guides

    Prysmian Group has released three new interactive product guides.
  • An Evolution in GEZE Design

    It’s new and improved. It’s eco-friendly and capable of networking. An...

Topics

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  • Skin deep

    Lee Lambley, Technical Director at Weber, advises clients, architects, contractors and product specifiers to look more closely now at the fire safety performance claims of renders than they have in the past
  • Firm foundations

    Mark Wakeford, joint MD of construction firm Stepnell, believes apprentices are key to the call to “Build, build, build”.
  • 5 minutes with ... James P Waltz

    James P Waltz FCABE is Principal Engineer at Engineering Resource Associates, California.
  • The perfect storm

    When did current procurement practices fall out of favour, asks James Cash, and will clients and industry seize the opportunity to enact their transformation?

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