Sustainable Build: How Far Have We Come?

By John Ross, Research Lecturer, and MCS Heat Pump Inspector for Ireland Sustainable build in Ireland has been ongoing now for a fair length of time, but just how far have we come? The main guiding criteria for sustainable build have been the topics on materials, sustainable resources, sustainable sites, renewable energy technologies, effects on More Info »

A Scottish BIM First For BDP

BDP has become the first in Scotland to be assessed and certificated under BRE Global’s BIM level 2 Business Systems Certification Scheme. An international architecture and engineering practice, BDP has achieved BIM certification of its Glasgow studio nearly two years before the Scottish Government’s 2017 deadline for implementing Level 2 BIM across Scotland’s public sector More Info »

Steni Is Stone Faced About Winning BBA?

All three flagship products from specialist cladding manufacturer Steni UK are now BBA approved. Steni’s key aggregate-faced panels, Nature and Imago, have won BBA  approval (certificate number 09/4662) and join Steni Colour in this  accreditation. All of Steni’s lightweight rainscreen panels are manufactured from  fibreglass reinforced polymer composites but Nature panels are faced  with natural More Info »