Posts tagged with ‘UK Construction Week’

  • Counting down to Smart Buildings 2017

    By Debbie Eales on October 6, 2017
    We are just a few days away from the opening of Smart Buildings 2017, which takes place over three days as part of UK Construction Week. Sponsored by KNX UK, Smart Buildings 2017 is also supported by prominent trade organisations, including The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA). […]
  • Sign up for free CPD workshops at UK Construction Week

    By Debbie Eales on September 22, 2017
    In light of recent tragic events, UK Construction Week has put together a comprehensive free CPD programme for 2017 that will tackle issues surrounding building quality, safety and fire prevention. These workshops will allow the industry to share knowledge and ask valuable questions from a range of industry experts. They will also aim to separate the facts from sensationalism and […]
  • What’s the BIM idea? Find out at UK Construction Week

    By Debbie Eales on August 24, 2017
    While no longer classed as a brand-new concept, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is still evolving at a rapid pace. The latest statistics show that 62% of practices now use BIM on some projects – up 8% year on year. Despite the encouraging signs of increased adoption, there are still widespread concerns over the government’s failure to enforce their mandate relating […]
  • Industry calls for greater emphasis on whole lifecycle costs in construction

    By Debbie Eales on October 31, 2016
    A UK Construction Week survey, in partnership with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), reveals that more than 80 per cent of facilities management (FM) professionals believe more needs to be done to take whole lifecycle cost into account during the construction process. When asked what role FM should play in the construction process, 85 per cent of respondents […]