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As our #homes head towards being “smart” and we are bombarded with a plethora of different home devices to add to our Christmas presents list, Ellina Webb looks into what’s on offer to help her boost her #smarthome credentials....

#TheHubME #HVAC #HomeAutomation #SmartControl #Smartphone #Technology

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Last Month Chancellor Philip Hammond carried the budget statement to Parliament in the same old red box. Thankfully, it contained new ideas and much to be discussed and debated by professionals with keen interest in social and #affordablehousing. #HousingAssociation Magazine's Joe Bradbury takes a look at what key points were made and poses the question; will the range of measures signalled in the latest Budget be enough to achieve the ambitious target of 300,000 new #homes a year by mid-2020s?

#TheHubME #construction '#housing #builtenvironment

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Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid #waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, discusses the rise of #greenroof applications and specification best practice...

#architecture #construction #roofing #biodiversity

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More than 300 #slidingdoors from leading #aluminium systems company #Reynaers have been installed at Berkeley Homes’ development at the foot of London’s landmark Tower Bridge.

One Tower Bridge sits on the Thames riverfront, overlooking the Tower of London, the Cheesegrater, the Gherkin and City Hall. The development spans 80,000 feet of retail, leisure and cultural space as well as housing over 400 luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments...

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Action-packed driving days and gourmet dining events from #Reynaers, together with an insightful white paper campaign highlighting the changing way buildings are designed, have resulted in a double win at the industry’s #Construction Marketing Awards 2017...

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Growing awareness and evolving values are driving Government, businesses and individuals to demand greener, more affordable and socially acceptable #energy technologies.

As an essential part of both the challenge and the solution, it is up to all of us in the #buildingservices industries to forge a plan together and ensure we’re ready and fit for the future ahead.

But what really are the key market drivers forcing the #GreenGateway agenda?...

#TheHubME #HVAC #climatecontrol #renewableenergy

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As she struggles to see the night sky, Ellina Webb looks into the effect of #lightpollution on the world around us and why turning off your lights at night won’t just save you money but will also reduce your impact on the #environment...

#TheHubME #lighting #pollution

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Over half the emissions from a typical commercial property are due to water and space #heating and finding ways to reduce #energy here can make a real difference to people bills and the nation’s #carbonreduction targets...

#TheHubME #HVAC

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