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Hackitt Review : The Industry Responds

Hackitt Review Final Report Industry Responds

Following our extensive reporting on the Hackitt Review Final Report yesterday, a round up of responses from Insulation Associations and industry representatives can be found below. Please share your thoughts on the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and the responses given in the comments box below. Building a …

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Industry Falling Short on Insulation Energy Saving | IEX 2018

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Following a hugely successful 2 day Insulation Expo event in Cologne, the overarching response was that the Industrial Industry was failing to fully utilise the energy saving potential of insulation in their manufacturing plants. The organisers released the following statement discussing the key themes and learning points Too much “hot” …

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Embracing Ecommerce in Construction

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Is it time for the Construction Industry to make the most of online opportunities and embrace ecommerce? Here’s Construction Materials Online opinion, have your say in the comments box below. Adrian Saunders, Director of eCommerce, Construction Materials Online, analyses the benefits of eCommerce for the construction industry, and looks at …

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“Insufficient” is MIMA’s Response to Hackitt Report

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MIMA have responded to the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Review published by Dame Judith Hackitt. Here is a brief comment from their response which on the whole believes the report should “gone further to ensure that the residents of high-rise buildings are safe and feel safe“ Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive …

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Insulation and BBA Anniversary

BBA Anniversary marks 50 Years of Insulation Evaluation The BBA celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, which means we have been evaluating numerous insulation types from novel to traditional, in many different applications for over half a century. Each certificate has a scope of use that lists what the product …

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IMA Support Direction of Hackitt Report on Building Regulations

IMA Building Regulations Hackitt Review Report

IMA’s Chief Executive Simon Storer has provided the following response  to the “Building a Safer Future : Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety” report from Dame Judith Hackitt published today: “The Hackitt review has identified failings in the construction industry that must be corrected if we are to deliver the safe and secure environment we all demand …

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Building a Safer Future Hackitt Final Report Published

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Titled “Building a Safer Future : Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety” Dame Judith Hackitt’s Final Report regarding Building Regulations and Fire Safety has been published today. The final report follows interim report published in December 2017. The full report report can be read here on the Government website …

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No Such Thing as Free Lunch

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There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but when a construction product manufacturer wants to present to an office full of professionals then making sure they are well fed is virtually a prerequisite. It’s a well established system designed to suit both parties – but is it meeting the …

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