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[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

A Scottish university is aiming to reduce its energy bills by building a new green centre, according to bbc.co.uk. Bosses at St.Andrews University in Fife, claim that the new facility is needed as rising bills are currently posing a “major threat” to research and development at the institution. The biomass plant, which will be based […]

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[27 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel supplied a total of approximately 22,000m2 of pre-finished steel roofing and cladding to provide the entire building envelope for New Earth Solutions’ new waste treatment and renewable energy facility in Avonmouth, Bristol. Installation contractor MH Massey Roofing & Cladding Ltd specified Tata Steel’s R32, C32 and C19 roof and wall profiles in double-sided […]

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[29 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

New rainbow-coloured cladding along with a hi-tech system are set to save residents in a block of Manchester flats hundreds of pounds on their energy bills, southportgb.com reports. Impressive new technology which reacts to the elements is to be installed on the outside of two blocks of flats and six bungalows in Erneley Close, Longsight, […]

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[28 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Glasgow is set to be one of the UK’s first ‘smart cities’ thanks to a UK government grant worth £24 million, reports itproportal.com. The city managed to fend off competition from 30 other applicants to secure the ‘Future Cities Demonstrator’ investment from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB). Image source £24 million investment will make Glasgow […]

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[14 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

This week in Munich at Bau 2013*, the world’s largest trade fair for architects and construction engineers, Tata Steel will be exhibiting products that demonstrate how steel can be used to combat the greatest cause of man-made carbon emissions. Did you know…? Around 40% of carbons emissions come from buildings Around 40% of carbons emissions […]

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[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Cranking up the heating already? Imagine living in a home which makes its own energy…a constant, sustainable source from within its own walls. Sounds like science fiction? This futuristic bill-battling technology could soon be a staple of everyday construction thanks to Tata Steel’s pioneering partnership with SPECIFIC, the Innovative and Knowledge Centre headed by Swansea […]

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[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

The UK has been named the most ‘energy-efficient economy’ for its efforts in cutting pollution, guardian.co.uk reports. Launched by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, the inaugural ‘International Energy Efficiency Scorecard’ saw the UK take gold ahead of Germany, Italy, Japan and France. Image source The scorecard rated the efforts of each of […]

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Corus are always keeping on top of the issues faced by the building envelope and broader construction industries.  So, when Part L was changed in 2006, we updated our general guidance on this subject and produced a Colorcoat® Technical Paper, “Creating and air-tight building envelope” which tackles one of the most significant aspects of energy waste […]