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£15m Fine For Builders After Office Block Glass Panel Shatters

July 28th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Building contractor Lend Lease Construction (Europe) has been ordered by the High Court to pay nearly £15 million in damages to the owners of the old London Stock Exchange at 125 Old Broad Street after a glass panel on the 18th floor shattered and sent shards of glass flying onto the pavement and road below.…
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Sustainability Toolkit Developed For Commercial Buildings

July 17th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

One of the challenges as a business can be improving your sustainability, especially in terms of your premises. If you lease space and aren’t in a position to design and build your own offices or other facilities, it can be even harder to tick the sustainability boxes you’re looking for. To help businesses and investors…
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Scientists Create ‘Self-Powering Smart Windows’

July 5th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

For commercial buildings and homes, window films have many uses – not least of all modulating heat and light within a building with anti-glare and heat reduction technology. It’s technology that is sure to evolve over time, with window films providing even more solutions for common problems in spaces, but even the way we use…
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Renewable Energy Cost Drop

June 20th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

If you are interested in installing window film on your windows in order to save energy, then you will probably be excited to hear that the cost of renewable energy is dropping. The amount of renewable energy generated and used in this country has broken a number of records this year, as high winds, sunny…
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Could You Make Energy Savings In A Leased Office?

June 13th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

If you lease your office space you could be forgiven for thinking that there isn’t much you can do about the overall energy efficiency of the building. After all, you can only control so much and even using LED light bulbs might not be possible depending on the type of light fittings you have. But…
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Could Your Firm’s Windows Be Costing You Money?

May 26th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Whatever kind of business you run, your premises will have windows somewhere. Glazing is great for ensuring you have good levels of natural light, are able to get fresh air into your space and for making an office, shop or other premises feel open and welcoming. But according to a new study the energy saving…
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New London Diamond Shop ‘Virtually Indestructible’

May 18th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

If you want to add an extra level of safety to your store front then you might be interested in window film to improve your security. Bomb blast window film is a must for shops with high value goods – just take this example of a new diamond store which has just opened in London.…
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EU ‘Struggling’ To Retrofit Buildings

May 13th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

It’s now widely accepted that our building stock is one of the main contributing factors in our carbon emissions, and an area where we need to make significant gains. However, a recent article in Euractiv pointed out that, without ambitious targets on improving the energy efficiency of our commercial and domestic buildings, the pace of…
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Fire Service Warns Of Mirror Danger Risk

May 6th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

When you think of potential health and safety dangers around your building, you don’t necessarily think that some of the decorative objects could pose a threat, but a new warning has been released which could have particular importance to buildings without window film. Firefighters are now warning of the dangers from sunlight coming through windows…
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UK’s Clean Growth Plan Delayed Again

April 22nd, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

The long-awaited UK Clean Growth Plan is in a “holding pattern” following the announcement that there will be a general election on 8th June, climate change minister Nick Hurd has stated. Speaking to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) select committee, he said he did not know when the Clean Growth Plan would be…
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