Mar 03
JELD-WEN launches first 3D how-to video

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JELD-WEN, the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows and doors, has boosted its online offering with the launch of a new series of ‘How-To’ videos, including the manufacturer’s first ever 3D video for installing Room Fold doors. The 3D video is the latest addition to JELD-WEN’s extensive online support, which offers unparalleled advice for trade […]

Feb 18
Reducing the impact of construction on the environment

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Earlier this month Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change confirmed that the UK had met its first carbon budget, the first step in fulfilling our commitment to cut Britain’s emissions by 80% in 2050. It is widely reported that buildings account for approximately half of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. BRE […]

Feb 06
BRE to collaborate on building standards in Mexico

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As part of the UK Deputy Prime Minister’s trade mission to Mexico this week, BRE has signed an agreement with the Government of central state Aguascalientes today which will pave the way for the use of BREEAM and LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) standards in Mexico. The collaboration agreement comes at a time of unprecedented […]

Oct 28
Planet Positive Building Certification

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At the end of November 2011 Planet Positive launched a new certification for buildings, a new programme to help achieve carbon reductions, fund local and global sustainability projects and align with future regulation such as Allowable Solutions/Zero Carbon Buildings. Following our 4 step process, developers and building constructors can now take steps to verify their […]