A report commissioned by the government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and published last month misses some “crucial practicalities”, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).
New guidance on the measurement of land for development projects such as new housing and commercial development have been published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, which defines common measurements used across the built environment and associated metrics such as density.
Ventilating the air in buildings has taken on increased importance in the wake of the pandemic. Elizabeth Lyon, key account manager at Hemlow, offers important focus points to deliver better quality air
The Covid-19 pandemic has increased demand for contactless solutions and social distancing applications, making intelligent space management a priority. Falling costs and an evolving workplace offering add to an intensified focus on the true value of responsive, data-driven building management tech. Bradford Keen reports