Embodied carbon – CIBSE calculation methods

CIBSE expand building services embodied carbon calculation methodology to support engineers internationally. CIBSE is launching an addendum to TM65, the embodied carbon calculation methodology published in 2021. TM65 Embodied carbon in building services: Using the TM65 methodology outside the UK (TM65LA) is designed to... View Article

Make a difference for construction’s charity

Construction charity CRASH is calling on businesses to support its vital work with the launch of the annual Christmas Card fundraising appeal. CRASH helps people who are homeless and sleeping rough – and adults and children who need end of life care... View Article

Story on Tolent appointed to build £15m skills academy

Construction of a building that will accelerate modern construction skills in Sunderland is set to move forward, after the appointment of a North East contractor. Tolent has been awarded the contract to design and construct the Housing Innovation and Construction... View Article

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen has died at the age of 96 after a reign of 70 years. A statement from the King said: “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me... View Article

New figures show further decrease in construction output: industry comment

Commenting on the new construction figures for July published by the ONS today (12 September) which show a second consecutive decrease in monthly construction output after seven consecutive months of growth, Clive Docwra, managing director of London-based property and construction consultancy McBains, said: “July’s decrease in... View Article

Simon Clarke replaces Greg Clark as Housing Secretary

After just two months in the job, Greg Clark has been replaced by Teeside MP Simon Clarke as Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities in new Prime Minister Liz Truss’ Cabinet. Clarke, 37, was previously Chief Secretary... View Article

Industry reacts to Truss appointment as PM

When Liz Truss is formally appointed Prime Minister today, she will become the fourth Conservative PM in six years. Truss faces an array of immediate challenges, in particular the cost of living crisis, which is expected to see the announcement... View Article