Tag: cladding

BESPOKE RAINSCREEN CLADDING INSTALLATION QUALIFICATION LAUNCHED TO TACKLE INDUSTRY SHORTAGES 
Training Skills & Learning

BESPOKE RAINSCREEN CLADDING INSTALLATION QUALIFICATION LAUNCHED TO TACKLE INDUSTRY SHORTAGES 

AWARDING BODY ProQual and digital-first training platform provider Tequ have come together to pilot a job-specific rainscreen cladding installation qualification, designed to help address the …

Building Safety – 2021 Reflections and Projections
Building Regulations

Building Safety – 2021 Reflections and Projections

By partner Simon Lewis, managing associate Michelle Essen and socilitor Ryan Lavers What a year it’s been for building safety The construction sector has seen a …

Budget 2021: £5bn will be made available to remove unsafe cladding from the highest risk buildings, declares Rishi Sunak
Building Regulations

Budget 2021: £5bn will be made available to remove unsafe cladding from the highest risk buildings, declares Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak has announced the Government’s £5bn commitment to remove unsafe cladding from the highest risk buildings, which he says will be partly funded by …

STO external wall INSULATION and render SPECIFIED FOR THE Award-Winning Development in Edinburgh’s Old Town
Cladding & Facades

STO external wall INSULATION and render SPECIFIED FOR THE Award-Winning Development in Edinburgh’s Old Town

StoTherm Mineral insulation and StoSilco render were used to provide outstanding thermal performance on the recently completed Peveril Securities King’s Stables Road mixed-use development Edinburgh’s …

Cladding chief welcomes new regulatory powers to remove dangerous materials and prosecute rogue companies
Cladding & Facades

Cladding chief welcomes new regulatory powers to remove dangerous materials and prosecute rogue companies

Peter Johnson, chairman of Vivalda Group, the UK’s largest independent distributor of non-combustible facade products, has welcomed additional powers granted to the safety body charged …

Rising to the challenge: sustainable commercial buildings
Building Systems

Rising to the challenge: sustainable commercial buildings

The Co-operative Group’s headquarters in Manchester exhibits world-class sustainability, with features such as exposed concrete that acts as a thermal sponge, a rainwater recycling system …

Resident Groups and Industry Call for Government Action on Cladding
Property Management

Resident Groups and Industry Call for Government Action on Cladding

New industry research suggests half a million people could be living in unsafe buildings With government support limited to one specific type of cladding, these …

Vivalda Group listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019 report for third year
Building Products

Vivalda Group listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019 report for third year

Architectural cladding specialist Vivalda Group has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019. Despite the current economic …

Bureau Veritas Welcomes Combustible Materials Ban
Fire Safety & Prevention

Bureau Veritas Welcomes Combustible Materials Ban

The government’s ban on combustible materials has been welcomed by Bureau Veritas as the “first step in the crusade to improve the industry’s approach to …

ARMA Respond to Cladding Directiv
Landlords, Property Agents and Estate Services

ARMA Respond to Cladding Directiv

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has taken a strong stance on the issue of …