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Swedish researchers reckon transparent wood could offer significant benefits when it comes to glazing and solar panel production in future.

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We look in detail at terminology and core concepts when it comes to thermal performance.

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In this exclusive extract from NBS Shortcuts, written by noted industry figure Austin Williams, we discuss the control of the moisture content of timber.

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19 July 2016 | by

There's a packed events programme in store for the second half of the year. Don’t miss out on the best conferences, exhibitions, expos and networking events that can add value to your working life in 2016.

15 July 2016 | by

Adrian Malleson takes the temperature of a UK construction industry mulling its post-Brexit future, distilling the responses to our recent survey on the historic referendum on EU membership.

01 July 2016 | by

Following the UK’s referendum on our future in Europe, we would like to invite you to take part in an NBS survey about what the result means for our sector.

01 June 2016 | by

Digital Construction Week is set to return this October and is working with the teams behind some of the biggest construction and infrastructure projects the UK has ever seen, with Crossrail and HS2 confirmed as industry partners for this year's show.

24 May 2016 | by

British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) steelwork contractors are now able to demonstrate compliance with Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) with the launch of the Steel Construction BIM Charter.

11 May 2016 | by

In architectural terms, the word “daylighting” refers to the use of natural light to provide occupants with the level of lighting that they need for basic activities.

03 May 2016 | by

Swedish researchers reckon transparent wood could offer significant benefits when it comes to glazing and solar panel production in future.

18 April 2016 | by

This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.

11 February 2016 | by

In the final part of our series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' and look at a range of different materials, innovative designs, and unique approaches to community that just might be part of a wider solution.

04 February 2016 | by

In the first of a two part series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' We look at alternatives to the traditional home. This time we explore a range of different materials.

28 January 2016 | by

An estimated 50 million litres of waste decorative paint is generated in the UK each year. A new industry-led project aims to create a circular economy for such paint, to stop it ending up in landfill.

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