RICS have announced the first International Property Measurement Standard. They say it means for the first time, professionals and their clients will benefit from a common method for measurement, wherever they are.

The CPA have released a report, A Study of the Factors Underpinning Investment in the Construction Products Industry. The results in this report suggest how industry and government can work better together to develop policies that give greater certainty and confidence to industry to encourage investment, innovation and growth

DECC has published research into the cost and performance of technologies that are not currently eligible for RHI but could be considered for future inclusion (gas-driven heat pumps, air to air heat pumps, bioliquids for heat and biopropane for grid injection

From 2015, subject to agreement by parliament, it is proposed that Registered Social Landlords will no longer have to have a Green Deal Assessment in order to apply for the RHI scheme.

Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd has been commissioned by the European Commission – DG Enterprises -to undertake an analysis of the implementation of the Construction Products Regulation.  As wide a response base as possible is being covered with each area having its own specific questionnaire. Please click here to obtain access to the four different questionnaires and choose the one relevant to you.

eque2 provide an article on the concept of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), which they say is causing controversy within the construction industry, they present some interesting statistics.

The Big Bang is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. They are asking for volunteers and input from organisations for their event in March.

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