We never thought we would see Saint-Gobain and Mr Whippy in the same sentence but, as Buildingtalk editor Howard Chapman recently pointed out in his newsletter, there is a link: innovation.
Now we’re not ones to boast, but we’ve got a pretty impressive track record when it comes to innovation, with some remarkable facts and figures to back this up.
Today, buildings need to work harder than ever. They need to provide warmth and shelter, while being energy efficient and having a minimal impact on the environment.
When he came to power, the Prime Minister said he wanted the government to be the ‘greenest ever’, so here’s three new year’s resolutions we think the coalition should make if it wants to live up to this expectation.
The fourth Saint-Gobain NOVA Innovation Competition has just taken place and with over 168 entries from around the globe, competition was fierce.