Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

CSIC launches new initiative launches support industry during COVID-19 crisis

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched its i-Con initiative in a bid to support the built environment sector during the current global coronavirus crisis. 

Published 15 April 2020

Hollis partner Anne Johnstone appointed to CSIC board

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed Anne Johnstone as a member of the governance board. 

Published 7 April 2020

New fire safety in use guidance issued for timber frame buildings

With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA) has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), the University of Edinburgh and BRE to produce fire safety in use guidance for timber frame buildings.

Published 12 March 2020

Emma Marriott: Diversity: it is a real agenda item

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) board member Emma Marriott on diversity and women in construction.  

Published 10 March 2020

Innovation and education expert Douglas Morrison joins Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed Douglas Morrison to the newly-created role of director of operations and future skills.

Published 4 March 2020

CSIC to drive offsite construction with launch of training and learning programme

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has teamed up with an expert UK-wide network of project partners to launch a major training programme to help grow best practice and skills in offsite construction.

Published 2 March 2020

Housing association moves step closer to more Borders Passivhaus homes

Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.

Published 21 February 2020

CSIC expands board with raft of new appointments

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has added significant weight to its governance board with the appointment of 11 new members.

Published 17 February 2020

Collaboration key to delivering new homes, finds report

New homes can be built more efficiently if all of those involved – councils and housing associations, designers, planners, regulators and builders – sit down together at the beginning of every project, a report has found.

Published 24 January 2020

Renfrewshire ‘retrofit’ housing project could slash heating bills by 90%

An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150.

Published 22 January 2020

New construction productivity measurement report set to influence industry

The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.

Published 13 January 2020

CSIC set to inspire next generation with new future skills strategy

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched a new strategy to put future generations in the driving seat for innovation in the industry. 

Published 11 December 2019

‘No More Baby Steps’ says sustainable construction expert

Professor Sandy Halliday has highlighted the importance of collaboration in ensuring all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050.

Published 2 December 2019

Workshop has designs on sustainable construction future

Zero Waste Scotland is inviting small to medium sized businesses to find out how digital technology can help future-proof the construction industry.

Published 19 November 2019

Glasgow to showcase new methods to deliver construction training

A new European project aiming to modernise the delivery of off-site and modular construction education and training has been launched in Glasgow.

Published 19 November 2019