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SPECIFIER NEWSLETTER – ISSUE 11 – DECEMBER 2021

This is the eleventh issue of The Build-Up! While that means we haven’t quite done a full year, the end of the year and the festive period seems like a good time to reflect on the newsletter’s (almost) first birthday, and to thank you for joining us on this journey.

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WHAT DO ARCHITECTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BS 5250:2021

BS 5250 has always been an important standard for architects and design professionals to be familiar with. Until 2021 it was titled Control of condensation in buildings, but the publication of an updated and heavily revised version has widened its scope and it is now the code of practice for Management of moisture in buildings.

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SPECIFIER NEWSLETTER – ISSUE 9 – OCTOBER 2021

The 2021 UN climate change conference – COP26 – taking place in Glasgow is big news for obvious reasons. The event has extra significance for the construction industry due to its focus on the built environment, making it a topic that we had to address in this month’s newsletter.

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SPECIFIER NEWSLETTER – ISSUE 7 – AUGUST 2021

It can be a minefield picking out the differences between construction products, especially with so many competing claims about what is the ‘best’ solution. Insulation solutions are the perfect example – all offer a low thermal conductivity, but exactly how low do you need to go?

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