HSE: Controlling noise at work

WOBO welcomes the support provided by the UK Health and Safety Executive. Many people are exposed to noise levels at work that may be harmful, leading to permanent and incurable hearing damage. This third edition of Controlling noise at work (L108) is aimed at employers and other...

Australia: Carbon neutral success

Positive action – positive result. Workzone East in Perth is the first commercial building in Western Australia to be Carbon Neutral certified. Achieving this certification for the 7-level office building is the result of a successful collaboration between Knight Frank’s Asset Management Services team, building...

BSC: BSI – 126: Dirty Harry Does Insulation

Insultation gets an airing! “A good insulation always knows its limitations….” After all these decades thermal performance should be pretty non-controversial.  How complicated can it be to insulate a building and make it airtight?  The physics is pretty straightforward.  But then you get salespeople and...

UK: Reluctance to retrofit?

An energy problem?? Only one in eight (13 percent) of people in the UK admit that the energy efficiency of their home was something they seriously considered when they bought it, according to new research from EEIG (The Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group). Whilst this figure rises...

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