Yearly Archives: 2022

Designing buildings to withstand winter storms: Part II

In the previous issue of the RIDBA Journal I wrote about wind loading on buildings and how to design with it in mind.

The article considered the many factors that affect the speed of the wind as it approaches a building, or other obstruction, and the need to perform bespoke...

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Review: RIDBA Industry Day 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended, spoke at and sponsored RIDBA's Industry Day. It was a fantastic event and good to see so many members enjoy the day at the Abbey Hotel in Malvern.

The day began with RIDBA's AGM, before livestock consultant Jamie Robertson delivered a talk on the design...

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Industry Day programme announced

RIDBA has published its programme of insightful presentations lined up for the Industry Day on April 21, 2022.

This popular event will include talks from expert speakers on subjects such as mental health, keeping your galvanizer safe and recruiting staff. There will also be exlcusive updates from RIDBA’s...

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Aiming for net zero: A guide to energy efficient buildings

In the previous issue I wrote about the impact buildings have on greenhouse gas emissions and the potential impact of climate change on the design of buildings. We are all going to be hearing the phrase ‘net zero’ a lot more over the next few years as the UK attempts to balance its...

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