Let's Talk Specification is a new digital media platform for the construction industry. It will offer a new channel to discuss the latest architectural, specification and building news, views and product information.

The major changes that are happening to our industry will put the specification process back at centre-stage. Let's Talk Specification will focus on the research and development, testing, manufacturing processes, installation and maintenance of these high-quality products, as well as the detailed, technical and independent information you require.

GROUP EDITOR: Paul Groves

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Cautious welcome for Government’s building regulations plans

The government is creating a stronger and more effective regulatory framework to improve building safety. This will mean tougher sanctions for those who disregard...

Sponsored by: LABC
Category: Design & Construction


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CIBSE clarifies Government's combustible materials ban

The amendment to Building Regulations will come into force on 21 December 2018 and affect buildings over 18, high.  Here, Hywel Davies, Technical Director of CIBSE,...

Sponsored by: CIBSE
Category: Technical Specification


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BRE celebrates more than 20,000 BREEAM Assessed Buildings

BRE’s flagship scheme has assessed more than 20,000 buildings in the UK over the last decade, significantly supporting the net reduction of the nation’s CO2...

Sponsored by: BRE
Category: Technical Specification


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Brazilian school wins RIBA award as world’s best new building

Children Village, a new school complex on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil designed by Brazilian architects, Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum, has won the RIBA...

Sponsored by: RIBA
Category: Best Practice


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The safety-first approach to specifying sports flooring

David Carter, Sport Marketing Communications Manager for international flooring manufacturer Gerflor, explains to Paul Groves how the company’s investment in...

Sponsored by: Gerflor
Category: Case Studies


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First phase refurbishment of dementia-friendly demonstration home...

The first phase of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home on BRE’s Watford Innovation Park, has been completed, having been further developed in partnership by...

Sponsored by: BRE
Category: Best Practice


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