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Online #Building #Regulations for #England from SpecifiedBy

Online #Building #Regulations for #England from SpecifiedBy | BIS | Scoop.it
“ Free online versions of the Building Regulations Approved Documents, making it easier to access the information you need.”
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Mark Warren's curator insight, June 25, 2014 6:11 AM

We've converted the Building Regulations Approved Documents into web format to make them easier to work with, reference, and link to as necessary.

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Chancellor sets out plans for 200,000 brownfield homes

Chancellor sets out plans for 200,000 brownfield homes | BIS | Scoop.it
“Chancellor George Osborne has promised an “urban planning revolution” to protect the greenbelt and promote house-building on brownfield sites.”
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Government offers guidance on human rights in supply chains

Government offers guidance on human rights in supply chains | BIS | Scoop.it
The UK government has set out guidance to help businesses integrate human rights into their operations and supply chains. Good Business: Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights includes pledges to incorporate human rights into trade agreements and promote projects that raise awareness of the negative impacts of business activity. Also from 1 October the Companies Act will be amended so human rights issues must be disclosed as part of annual reports.
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BRE consults on new homes standard

BRE consults on new homes standard | BIS | Scoop.it
“The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is developing a sustainability standard for new homes that it hopes developers will adopt as a marketing tool.”
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Watch the Northern Lights from Glass Igloos at Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

Watch the Northern Lights from Glass Igloos at Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland | BIS | Scoop.it
What better way to view the northern lights than from your bed through a glass roof?That’s what the accommodation Finnish hotel Kakslauttanen offers guests within a village of geodesic dome glass igloos. The unique setting merges old and new using a traditional igloo form, composed of angular glass framework.The igloos are created from a highly effective thermal glass which keeps the insides nice and cosy while temperatures outside plummet to -30˚. This special glass manages to stop condensation from forming on the inside while also preventing frost from settling on the outside of the igloo to offer guests a clear view of the northern lights...
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