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ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo

Buildings can be conceived and delivered in new ways that enhance the mental and physical health of occupants. The ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo once again brings together leaders in the construction and healthcare industries to explore exciting opportunities for a … Continue reading

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A new way of ‘gauging’ the well-being of building occupants

Mark Allen’s PhD research is exploring the idea of using video data to gauge occupant well-being in buildings. The aim is to use this information to enable building management systems to control indoor environments in ways that can help to maximises occupant … Continue reading

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EPBD revision safeguards directive against Brexit

The latest upgrading of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) was agreed last month. Because of this timing, the new text will automatically apply in the UK even should Brexit proceed on the planned timetable. Effectively, it requires … Continue reading

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Almost 15,000 new homes registered in November, reports NHBC

NHBC has reported that nearly 15,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK during November, the second highest monthly total for 2017. 14,942 new homes (11,170 private sector; 3,772 affordable sector) were registered during the month, compared … Continue reading

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