Climate change is the most pressing environmental challenge of our time. The scientific evidence suggests that we need to take action now, and the UK Government is making this a priority. In June 2019 the UK became the first major global economy to pass a law that requires the country to achieve 'net zero' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.
Are 'All Electric' Buildings The Future?
The UK government has set an ambitious target to reduce carbon emissions by 80% of 1990 levels, by 2025. The use of fossil fuels as the primary source for heating and cooling buildings is a substantial contributor to carbon emissions, and its continued use by the construction industry is likely to impact the UK’s ability to achieve this target.
Construction Collaboration Technology
New technologies and software applications are increasingly being used to facilitate the effective sharing of project-related information between geographically dispersed, multi-disciplinary members of a construction project team. Do these tools offer a route to productivity gains in the construction industry?
The Real Potential of Smart Buildings Is Buried In Data
The clever gadgets and the Internet of Things are just the tip of the iceberg - the current possibilities. Read on to find out how data will help create a true smart building.
NextGen Perspectives on...Big Data and Smart Technology
How important is big data and smart technology to the next generation? and how can we harness big data and smart technology to innovate within the construction industry?
The Internet of Things in Construction
In simple terms, IoT is a network of embedded sensors, meters, appliances and devices capable of sending and receiving data about changes to their current physical state and surrounding environment over the internet.
New stores deliver retailers an average 12% uplift in online sales
Revo launches ‘Tomorrow’s World: Retail on the line’ omnichannel research report
A Bright Future for Retail
The demise of traditional shopping habits, the rise and rise of online, shrinking profits for department store operators, retailers seeking to renegotiate leases and developers rethinking their plans for shopping developments whilst business rates can be crippling are just some of the challenging factors that retail world faces.
New Project Map Tool
As technology has developed, the increase in the use of internet maps has expanded. With smart phones and tablets, GPS can now pinpoint where you are at any given moment and tasks like visiting a place for the first time or locating the nearest landmark is now something of the norm.