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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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Today marks a new chapter in the life of theNBS.com as we launch a new site that puts the foundations in place for us to provide you with a better service.

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We explore the practical realities of the modern smart city and how a range of technological innovations can help improve quality of life.