Reducing energy consumption and eliminating wastage are among the main goals of the European Union (EU). EU support for improving energy efficiency will prove decisive for competitiveness, security of supply and for meeting the commitments Continue reading Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for EU countries publishes its first executive summary Report
[inspic=326,left,,]By the time BAU opens its doors in January 2011 the European building industry should have largely overcome the consequences of the global economic crisis and a more stable situation should be emerging. However, growth Continue reading The worst is over – Euroconstruct forecasts a recovery in the building sector from 2011
[inspic=301,left,,120]BSRIA’s new guide explains the design of heat-pump based heating and cooling systems to maximise the benefits of reduced operating costs and carbon emissions while avoiding excessive capital costs for plant and in frastructure.
[inspic=175,left,,100]The MENA region now boasts some of the tallest buildings on the planet and has used the latest materials and technology. The markets provide a wide range of opportunities for plastics pipe producers. At the Continue reading Middle East Plastic Pipes 2009
The cost of glass in a building is unavoidable, and newer buildings use more glass. However, windows – even double paned insulated windows – are the weak link in a building’s insulation. Everyone talks about Continue reading RGI: Radiant heated windows that bring comfort to homes and offices
Leverkusen/Dubai, December 2007 – Construction projects in Dubai have been breaking records for years. New buildings are springing up against the backdrop of countless cranes. This rapid expansion of the infrastructure has fuelled an increased Continue reading BaySystems:Highly efficient thermal insulation for district cooling pipes with rigid polyurethane foam
[inspic=164,left,,0]CPVC Recent testing conducted by Stork Twin City Testing Corporation has confirmed that Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc., a subsidiary of The Lubrizol Corporation, Corzan® CPVC is four times quieter than copper with regard to water Continue reading Third-Party Testing Proves Corzan® CPVC Pipe Four Times Quieter Than Copper