Final Friday Five

Final Friday Five

The shortest month of the year is nearly over, which means it’s time for our Final Friday Five! Here are the articles and blog posts that caught our eye during February.

EU Referendum Opinion Tracker – Energy and Climate Change

With the ‘Brexit’ referendum date now set in stone – 23rd June 2016 in case you missed the memo – we are eagerly keeping an eye on Carbon Brief’s handy Opinion Tracker. This summarises the opinions of key players in the world of energy and climate change, as well as any other influential views that reference these topics. Rory Bergin also offers an interesting view on the topic.

Why not share your thoughts in the comments below?

Ecobuild 2016

We are in the midst of finalising our preparations for this year’s Ecobuild, taking place at London’s Excel Centre 8th – 10th March. We’ll be on hand throughout the event to chat about our products and their applications… We also have a couple of big surprises lined up that you won’t want to miss!

Visit us at Stand E2060 to find out more.

Tackle Cold Homes, Ministers Told

While the government is consulting on a multi-billion pound plan for roads, rail, flood defences and energy, many organisations are arguing that energy efficiency is equally important. As pointed out in this article by environment analyst Roger Harrabin, unless homes are properly insulated the UK will miss targets to end fuel poverty and cut carbon emissions.

Interested? Follow the UK Green Building Council’s campaign, Homes Fit for the Future.

Cold Homes Week

We’ve all felt the cold over recent weeks, haven’t we? However during Age UK’s #coldhomesweek (1st – 5th February), we learned that one older person dies every seven minutes from the cold weather.

This BBC article takes a look at how ‘four inches of wall insulation’ could make every bit of difference.

Construction Workers among World’s Happiest Professionals

This last blog post from the Guardian and shown Jewsons blog might make you consider a change of career… Read on and if you work in the construction industry then do let us know your thoughts!

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