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Latest green deal report no surprise to GGF

The GGF expressed no great surprise at The Energy and Climate Change Committee’s report into the Green Deal in which they brand the policy a “disappointing failure”. The Committee qualified their comment by adding that cost to customers was too... View Article

Get Britain building delivery plan endorsed by GGF

Last week, Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive attended the launch of the Get Britain Building 2020 Delivery Plan which makes the case for using construction as a driver of jobs and growth and includes a range of recommendations for... View Article

GGF prepares for busy time at party conferences

The GGF will yet again be in attendance at the political party conferences this Autumn to raise Members concerns across a range of political campaigns including: Reducing the rate of VAT on home improvements and energy efficient glazing The GGF... View Article

GGF reassures Scottish members ahead of referendum

With the imminent referendum on whether or not Scotland should be an independent country from the rest of the UK taking place this week, the GGF can reassure all Scottish Members that the levels of service and the benefits received... View Article

Visual concrete: aesthetics and good practice

‘It looks good and it does good’ is a simple explanation for why both designers and clients are increasingly turning to exposed concrete for its visual aesthetic and performance benefits reports Elaine Toogood, architect at The Concrete Centre Once they... View Article

Southmead’s super hospital

Hospitals don’t come any bigger or more cutting edge than the Brunel building in Bristol, which combines the latest medical facilities with a high spec design developed to boost patient well-being as well as environmental performance. Stephen Cousins reports In... View Article

Designing for safety

Gary Bundy, technical director of Sto, considers the impact of the ever-present threat of terrorist attack on the use of glass in the design of public spaces It is hardly a secret that the UK is facing an ongoing threat... View Article

Wood burning stoves – a heat source of the future

Experts at the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) explain why wood burning stoves should be considered for their economical benefits as well as aesthetic appeal Wood burning stoves are increasingly the heating system of choice for many homeowners in both new... View Article

Safety flooring doesn’t mean boring

Sarah Igglesden, brand manager at flooring experts Tarkett UK, discusses the increasing variety of safety floors and how you no longer have to choose between style and substance Over the past few years safety flooring has undergone something of an... View Article

How to specify a partitioning system

As an integral part of many office fit-outs, partitions offer a host of structural and aesthetic benefits and can make a major contribution to the overall appearance and quality of a finished space. However, specifying the right partitioning system can... View Article

Johnson & Starley responds to DECC announcement

In response to the announcement by DECC on 22 July 2014 about the removal of Flue Gas Heat Recovery systems from the Green Deal home Improvement fund, Chris Yates, Managing Director of Johnson & Starley Limited commented that the early... View Article

Climate change, hospitals and patient well-being

Dr. Chris Iddon of SE Controls comments on hospital overheating from The Climate Change Commission report. The recently reported issue of climate change causing overheating in hospitals with an associated increase in related deaths, not only highlights the risk to... View Article
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