Buildability - Manage the Lifecycle of your Building

posted 26.10.2009

At Interbuild 2009, recipro worked in collaboration with CCI, Envirolink and other prestigious organisations to develop a series of boards highlighting the different phases of Buildability. Stage 1: Design and Specification Optimise standard construction material sizes Use maximum repetition and standardization for a minimum number of components Robust, suitable and easily sourceable material...

Category: Business Help, industry

Exciting Partnership for the Construction Industry

posted 23.10.2009

Recipro is pleased to announce an exciting new collaboration with Construction Centre for Innovation North West (CCINW) and Salford University.  The partnership has been created in order to develop a technology to accurately measure the amount of carbon saved by members of the recipro website. The recipro website launched a year ago and, at the time of writing, has 900 members using the site,...

Category: Business Help, Our News

Sustainable Development and Construction

posted 28.09.2009

This interesting article which we recently came across here at recipro discusses some helpful hints and tips for sustainable construction and green developments.  The article comes from the West Lancashire Council website.  Have a read and let us know what you think. Our environment is precious and we strongly support design and construction that promotes environmental, social and economic gain...

Category: Business Help, environment, industry

Eco Friendly Construction Methods and Materials

posted 14.09.2009

Here at recipro, we have recently come across this intersting article on the Sustainable Build website.  The article looks at eco friendly methods of construction and greener building materials.  Here at recipro, we believe that the reuse of surplus materials can greatly benefit the environment, but there are lots more things people can do. There is an urgent need to address the great challenges...

Category: Business Help, environment

Shattered Lives - Ladder Exchange Initiative 2009 is coming soon

posted 28.08.2009

Today's recipro blog post is from a guest blogger.  Paul Martin is Health and Safety Manager for The Trustland Group, an industrial and commercial contractor based in the North West of England.  Paul writes this month about The Ladder Exchange Initiative, which all builders and contractor should be aware of.  The HSE run an annual ladder exchange. This year the Ladder Exchange Initiative wi...

Category: Business Help, health and safety

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