Housing Specification Blog

May, 2015

Meeting the brief – the performance challenge

May 28, 2015 PaulGroves Housing DesignHousing IssuesInnovationsPlanning & Legislation

It is nearly a year since the Zero Carbon Hub published the ‘Closing the Gap’ report, but has anything changed? Ian Loughnane, Business Unit Director at Kingspan Timber Solutions, a company that is project and performance centric, shares his thoughts on where the industry is today: “I am in no doubt that since the publication […]

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Buildings can help fight air pollution

May 21, 2015 PaulGroves Housing DesignHousing IssuesInnovationsPlanning & Legislation

As the UK is warned by the Supreme Court that it must act to meet failing air pollution targets, Marley Eternit is urging the new Government to consider the use of photocatalytic technology on roads and buildings as part of its new air pollution plan. The roofing and facades manufacturer suggests the UK could follow […]

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