Wood to fuel more homes in South Yorkshire

Providing heating systems burning wood fuel in homes in Gleadless and Burngreave in Yorkshire is one of the objectives of £200 000 of funding from Yorkshire Forward for the South Yorkshire Woodfuel Project by South Yorkshire Forest Partnership. The South Yorkshire Wood Fuel project has already funded a similar system to heat three blocks of flats in Barnsley. The new installations in Sheffield will bring to 500 the number of households in South Yorkshire fuelled by renewable biomass — significantly reducing carbon emissions. Further installations are being planned.



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Grenfell is the building industry's Piper Alpha says CIBSE

The recent passage of the Building Safety Act is a welcome recognition of the fact that making safe buildings is a highly skilled operation says the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, endorsing the need for more effective regulation and a profound change in culture.

Underlying project-starts uptick indicates gradual recovery, Glenigan data suggests

  • 13% rise in detailed planning approvals against the preceding three months
  • 18% decline in main contract awards against the previous year
  • 9% increase in underlying starts during the three months to May

Glenigan has released the June 2022 edition of its Construction Review.