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Craft Skills Awards


Autor: | Donnerstag, 31. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Craft Skills AwardsThe Craft Skills Awards will be back for a third year!

Nominations for the 2014 Craft Skills Awards open in November.

Award categories include:

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Guest Post

Autor: | Mittwoch, 30. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Renovating a property is an increasingly popular option for property investors around the world. With foreclosed homes more common on the market now post-global financial crisis, there are a greater number of opportunities for investors to buy cheap, do up and sell on at a profit.

Where do you start, though? And, if you have already decided that renovating a property is for you, what should you be wary of?

Based on customer experiences, TheMoveChannel.com present five things to think about when renovating a property.

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 29. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Sustainable Building CourseThe UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is offering an upcoming Introduction to Sustainability in the Built Environment course.

The next course runs from 4 – 17 November (delegates can access the training modules at any time in the 2-week period).

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Guest Post

Autor: | Montag, 28. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Choosing new tiles for your bathroom or kitchen is a big decision. With endless choices between shape, style and colour, finding the perfect tiles for your room can be like finding a needle in a haystack. But, it isn’t just the tiles you need to worry about.

Without the correct adhesive and grout, even the best tiles can look shabby and out of place.

Here is a quick guide to making sure you get the right materials to help your tiles shine:

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Events,Seminars, Courses & Workshops



The Retro Expo


Autor: | Freitag, 25. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

The Retro ShowThe Retro Expo is coming to Birmingham! This year’s show will take place on 5-6 November at the NEC.

The Retro Expo is about all things refurbishment and retrofit. The aim is to bring existing buildings up-to-par when it comes to energy-efficiency.

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Donnerstag, 24. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

AsbestosHere are a few upcoming asbestos-related courses to add to your calendars:

CITB is offering a UKATA-Accredited Asbestos Awareness Course (by arrangement).

Topics to be covered include:

• Asbestos hazards and risks
• Legislation and guidance
• Asbestos risk management

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Guest Post

Autor: | Mittwoch, 23. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Imagine having a home that knows when you’re coming home and switches the heating on to ensure the house is the optimum temperature. Just before you pull up in the drive the external lights come on and as you walk towards the door it unlocks remotely providing you with keyless entry. You then enter the kitchen, and as you do, the lights turn on automatically and the kettle begins to boil. It sounds like science fiction, doesn’t it?

It’s not, this is the world of the intelligent home and it is available right here and right now. Intelligent homes, or home automation as it is also commonly known uses a whole host of cutting edge technologies to not only make your life easier by anticipating your needs and responding to them, it is also a great energy saving technology that’s easily fitted during new build and or refurbishment. So, let’s get an idea of some of the great ways that intelligent home technology can be applied to the average house.

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops



Construction Youth Trust


Autor: | Dienstag, 22. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Construction Youth TrustAre you wondering if a career in construction is right for you? The Construction Youth Trust can help you decide.

You can get construction career advice for free at the drop-in centre in London or you can visit the website to look for a free construction course near you.

Find out more about the Construction Youth Trust

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Guest Post

Autor: | Montag, 21. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

There are many different options available when it comes to accurately cutting metals. Each option offers advantages and disadvantages, but the one which has advanced the most in recent years is laser cutting.

Here are the reasons why laser cutting is the best choice for your business:

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Freitag, 18. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Health and Safety DayWorking Well Together (WWT) is hosting a FREE Occupational Health Safety Awareness Day on 29th October at Kingsley Village in Cornwall.

Topics to be covered include:

• Asbestos awareness
• Silica dust
• Facefit testing
• Handarm vibration
• Noise in construction
• Welfare

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