Fire experts urge government to make immediate changes to regulations

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FIRE experts have sent a joint open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to immediately make three key changes to regulations. Building magazine reports that the government has been urged to act immediately to address safety in high-risk buildings. … Continue reading

Virtual reality experience shows how cities could look in 20 years

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A NEW virtual reality experience aiming to help people understand what a city of the future might look like has been developed by PwC. Construction News reports that the professional services company is using virtual reality to build a multi-layered … Continue reading

Over 150,000 construction jobs to be created in next five years, says forecast

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A NEW forecast from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has revealed that more than 150,000 construction jobs are set to be created over the next five years. According to this year’s Construction Skills Network (CSN) report, from CITB, 15,350 … Continue reading

SCS Group announced as finalist in BCIA Awards 2018

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SCS Group is thrilled to have been announced as a finalist in the BCIA Awards 2018 in the Independent Building Controls and BEMS Installer of the Year category. The award will be given in recognition of the building controls and/or … Continue reading

Fire resistance of ductwork – do you know your legal liabilities?

The Association of Ductwork Contractors and Allied Services outlines your responsibilities when it comes to the fire resistance of ductwork

DO YOU know your responsibilities when it comes to the fire resistance of ductwork? The Association of Ductwork Contractors has outlined people’s responsibilities with regard to the subject in FETA magazine – The voice of the HVACR industry. Legal obligation … Continue reading