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Christmas Quiz 2016 Winner Announced

Posted on December 23rd 2016

We are delighted to announce that the winner of our 2016 Christmas quiz is Alan Chitson of Grainger PLC. Alan generously nominated the Step by Step charity to receive our £500 donation, a charity that work with homeless young people and those facing adversity to help them to achieve their full potential. Thank you to all those who took part and congratulations to everyone else …

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Christmas Quiz

Posted on December 7th 2016

The winner of our quiz will be able to nominate a charity to receive a £500 donation from us. The Christmas tree has been a tradition in which country since 700 AD? France Germany Spain What year was H.M. Queen’s Christmas speech first broadcast on television? 1957 1958 1959 Sir Henry Cole is credited with introducing the world to which …

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Improve Thermal Bridging to Reduce Wall Thickness

Posted on December 7th 2016

Thermal bridging analysis offers a cost-effective way to achieve carbon dioxide reduction targets required by many planning authorities, as well as the fabric targets required by Part L. We have recently helped a client reduce wall thickness from 360mm to 290mm by offering advanced thermal bridging analysis (equivalent to a U-value relaxation from 0.16 W/m2K to 0.2 W/m2K), as well …

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Shelter Launches Living Home Standard

Posted on December 6th 2016

Last month, the housing and homelessness charity Shelter launched their new Living Home Standard which aims to be the housing equivalent of the Living Wage. It outlines the minimum requirements that should be expected of a home in order to secure wellbeing and provide a secure foundation from which people can live and build their lives. The standard can be …

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Specialist Advice for Community Heating

Posted on December 6th 2016

Over the past two months we have successfully assisted our clients on eight developments in London to tender and award £8.54m of district heating contracts. The scope of the contracts included: Design & Build of Energy Centres and heat networks; Operation, maintenance and customer services of completed plant rooms and heat networks. Whilst the scope of the individual tenders varied, …

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