The Difference Between Consultant MEP Models and Contractor MEP Models

The life blood of any construction or engineering project, MEP (M&E) building services are essential components of comfort for those who will ultimately occupy the constructed spaces. Flawless MEP services require detailed and efficient MEP design for design decision-making, accurate documentation, performance and cost-estimation, construction planning, management and operation of the construction project. MEP models, […]

Cyprus Golf

The beautiful island of Cyprus is fast becoming a golfer’s paradise. Here on the island the ideal Mediterranean climate makes golf a game that you can enjoy all the year round. The island has three international standard 18-hole golf courses all set in tranquil surroundings away from the busy tourist resorts. All of the courses […]

Residential Solar Energy Systems Power the Witchcliffe Eco-Village

Residential solar energy systems do not need to be isolated systems providing power for one individual home. They are most effective when grouped to service a complete land development or sub-division. A prime example of this can be seen in a new eco-village development at Witchcliffe, near Margaret River, Western Australia. Sustainable Green Building Design […]

Tips for Finding a Ventilation Expert for Your Home or Business Premises

Proper ventilation in any building is of key importance, not only to keep fresh air circulating throughout the premises, but also to protect in cases such as a fire outbreak or if toxic gases are released into the environment. With many different ventilation systems on the market today, finding the right solution for each building […]

The Lace Market in Nottingham

Lacemaking is one of the key aspects of the history of Nottingham, and a quarter-mile square area in the heart of the city contains one of the enduring signs of the impact lace has had upon the area. It was officially named “The Lace Market” in 1847. The area now known as The Lace Market […]

Complete Guide to Buying Kitchen Flooring

From limestone to linoleum, concrete to cork, there’s a host of flooring materials that can enhance the look of your kitchen. But before you set your heart on solid wood or splash out on ceramic, there are some important points to consider. ‘The flooring you choose should complement your kitchen, rather than being the focal […]

Venetian Marble

It is probably impossible to find a commercial, public or residential property devoid of marble anywhere in Italy. Even so, Venice is in a league of her own when it comes to the use of marble for construction and decoration purposes. When I think of Venice I imagine the famous historic sites, the gondola, Venetian […]

Latent Defect Insurance: A Definition

Insurance brokerage remains a mystifying field for the average layman or woman. Much like other branches of the insurance tree, the many complexities of this process tend to evade all but those with some training on the field, and the average insurance policy purchaser usually has a significant number of questions and doubts to voice. […]

The Features and Benefits of Revolving Doors

There are now many door options available to architects when designing commercial, public or educational buildings. These can be manual, automatic, or a combination of both, but the underlying needs and requirements are likely to be the same e.g. effective, safe, and easy for the user. Revolving Doors made their first appearance in a New […]

Not All LED Lights Are Created Equal

This article is an introduction to the world of LED Lighting and Controls. I will follow-up with more articles specific to various lighting and control issues that you may have in your environment. The technology discussed is truly leading to a sustainable lighting environment guiding away from the consumption model. In 2007 anyone who could […]