In December 2015 - a month where the signing of the Paris Agreement occurred - few could have predicted the changes witnessed in 2016; namely the shake-up in politics both in the UK and across the Atlantic. Despite the future of sustainability initiatives feeling uncertain in the US following the election of Donald Trump as President, in the UK, the attitude towards building a more sustainable environment has continued to gain momentum. Read More
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London has always been at the forefront of innovative changes in building design and city-scaping in the UK – if not the world! In keeping with the capital’s position as the centre of invention and innovation, recent legislation from the Greater London Authority (GLA) ensures that the energy sector of London is also charging ahead in terms of establishing renewable energy across the city, and in mitigating fossil fuel consumption. Read More
The demand for new schools and additional classrooms continues to grow as pupil numbers rocket. For those involved with the building of these establishments there is a Duty of Care to protect both children and staff, on top of the normal considerations when developing a new school building or extension. There are various safety considerations to be aware of in these environments, a primary one is how the building will be heated. Read More
Jaga works with architects in over 60 different countries, which is why here at Jaga UK, we always take a keen interest in how our solutions are being used elsewhere. Trench heating is a popular solution for modern, sustainable buildings, so we thought it would be interesting to share how the extended Jaga family has been implementing these products outside of the UK. *Building: *Platinum Tower, Beirut, Lebanon (see above) *Challenges: *Installing trench heating[sitetree_link id=177] solutions at the tallest building in Lebanon’s capital city is quite a project to boast about for the Jaga team. The residential apartments rise high above one of the city’s most affluent areas, so having perfectly regulated... Read More