03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
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Opinion

Opinion

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  • Construction will be hoping that more homes, schools, hospitals and infrastructure represent more than just key battleground on 12 December
  • Building Regulations govern all aspects of construction in the UK, but there is an increasing emphasis on energy efficiency and cutting carbon emissions from our homes.
  • Artificial intelligence is no longer the preserve of science fiction, writes Tom Oulton.
  • The real proof will be in the pudding: actual investments being made, planning approvals for Net Zero infrastructure and that infrastructure being built.
  • The sixth edition of the Construction Media Index research is now available!

    Competitive Advantage Consultancy Ltd have surveyed construction decision makers, asking them questions about their traditional and digital media readership , their use of blogs, vlogs and podcasts, social media activity, use of product directories and attendance of technical seminars and live events.

    This impartial research provides evidence based guidance for developing communication strategies to Architects, Main Contractors, Housebuilders, Quantity Surveyors and Plumbers.

  • The main political parties should stop with the soundbites and base housing plans on solid data, not random figures
  • New industry data showing that electricity exported to the distribution networks doubled between 2012 and 2018, with growth largely coming from ‘variable’ sources, is sparking calls for the regulator Ofgem to prioritise flexibility and ditch damaging ‘Targeted Charging Review’ reforms.
  • Andrew Mellor explains how to future-proof schemes in a fast-moving regulatory landscape
  • We are in the middle of environmental and technological revolutions, and both have profound implications for many professions, including those in buildings and building services.
  • UKGBC’s chief executive examines what the global momentum for tackling the climate crisis means for built environment businesses.
  • The launch of the Future Homes Standard consultation is the first concrete step towards the 2025 carbon reduction targets for new homes
  • Good design has a positive effect on the lives of people. We need to collaborate to improve our built environment – and by doing so, make lives better

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