03.0133 Trade & Professional Associations

British Association of Landscape Industries

Description

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) was established in 1972 to provide a voice for Landscapers and, most importantly, to raise standards throughout the industry. Since this date membership has grown to over 750, making BALI the UK's leading representative trade association for firms undertaking landscaping, both interior and exterior, and a wide range of associated suppliers.

Location

Landscape House,
Stoneleigh Park, National Agricultural Centre,
Kenilworth CV8 2LG
United Kingdom

Chartered Association of Building Engineers

Description

The Association is a leading body for professionals who design, build, evaluate and maintain buildings. We represent members working in the private and public sectors and are acknowledged by Government departments, academic institutions and other professional bodies as being a market leader in our sector.

Location

Lutyens House,
Billing Brook Road, Weston Favell,
Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 8NW
United Kingdom

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

Description

The ASBP is a cross sector, not for profit organisation, comprising, building product manufacturers and distributors, specifiers, designers, contractors, public interest and sustainability organisations, academics and other building practitioners.

We are committed to accelerating the transition to a high performance, healthy and low carbon built environment by championing the increased understanding and use of building products that meet demonstrably high standards of sustainability.

Location

5 Baldwin Terrace,
London N1 7RU
United Kingdom

Confor: Promoting Forestry and Wood

Description

Confor: promoting forestry and wood is, first and foremost, a members' organisation, funded by and accountable to people and businesses who own forests and who work in forestry or with wood and forest products. The aim is to support sustainable forestry and low-carbon businesses through promotion of markets for forest products and helping improve members' competitiveness. Read more »

Location

59 George Street,
Edinburgh EH2 2JG
United Kingdom

TRADA - Timber Research and Development Association

Description

TRADA provides information on all aspects of the use of timber in construction, including sustainable construction methods, details and materials such as timber frame, timber from sustainable sources or recycling and re-use of timber. TRADA is a membership association and provides direct access to suppliers of certified green products as well as construction professionals with expertise in sustainable building. The majority of the information and a directory of suppliers can be accessed free-of-charge from the website.

Location

Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 4ND
United Kingdom

Garden and Landscape Design Association

Description

The Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA) is an association of qualified and experienced garden designers and landscape architects. Formed in 1995, it aims to set and maintain the highest professional standards in garden design. Before becoming a new member, each applicant is rigorously assessed by an external panel of professionals, made up of acknowledged experts from the garden design, landscape architecture and horticultural fields.

Location

PO Box 10954,
Dublin, Dublin 18
Ireland

Glass and Glazing Federation

Description

The GGF is the trade association for the glazing industry. The GGF has member companies throughout the UK who will advise on installing energy saving windows. The GGF is also currently working with the government to include windows in the 'Green Deal'.

Location

54 Ayres Street,
London, Southwark SE1 1EU
United Kingdom

Women & Manual Trades

Description

Membership association for women training and working in manual trades. Run DIY Courses, a Tradeswomen’s Directory, and work placement projects for tradeswomen. More info at www.wamt.org.

Location

52-54 Featherstone Street,
London, Islington EC1Y 8RT
United Kingdom

Royal Institute of British Architects

Description

The leading association of British architects. Provides information and advice on the use of renewables and energy efficiency.

Location

66 Portland Place,
London W1B 1AD
United Kingdom
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