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Making the change to environmentally friendly construction

Making the change to environmentally friendly construction

Reconomy's Richard Walker examines how companies can make the transition to environmentally friendly construction and why it is important
New standard for the circular economy has been launched by BSI

New standard for the circular economy has been launched by BSI

The world’s first circular economy standard aimed at challenging how companies approach resources has been published
Is it time to ask for more efficient Air Handling Units?

Is it time to ask for more efficient Air Handling Units?

Andrew Bott, Technical Sales Manager, Nuaire questions if regulations go far enough to improve the energy performance of Air Handling Units
Smart Workplaces – Why Integrate IoT Into Office Buildings?

Smart workplaces – why integrate IoT into office buildings?

Hubert Da Costa, VP EMEA at Cradlepoint shares insight into the role of smart workplaces and its place in the commercial sector With more than 5.87 million connected utility meters in buildings across the UK, the government's plan to have widespread smart meters coverage by 2020 seems to be working. ...
Green Infrastructure Challenge won by Slough waste recycling centre

Green Infrastructure Challenge won by Slough waste recycling centre

The CIBSE and ARCC Network awarded the second Green Infrastructure Challenge to a busy waste recycling centre in Slough for its design
All buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2050 to meet climate targets

All buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2050 to meet climate targets

The World Green Building Council has warned the building sector must become net zero carbon by 2050 if climate targets are to be met
Smart cities hub launched to bring together sustainable technologies

Smart cities hub launched to bring together sustainable technologies

Stakeholders invested in creating clean, sustainable environments will now benefit from a new cross-sector smart cities hub
Energy saving potential of windows hindered by EU policy framework

Energy saving potential of windows hindered by EU policy framework

A new study has revealed EU policy measures are failing to realise the energy saving potential of windows and directives are largely being overlooked
New global standard in sustainable procurement has been hit by Balfour Beatty

New global standard in sustainable procurement has been hit by Balfour Beatty

Construction contractor Balfour Beatty has become the first contractor in the world to hit a new standard set out for sustainable procurement
Thousands of new buildings are energy inefficient, says new research

Thousands of new buildings are energy inefficient, says new research

Analysis from the University of Bath has revealed some new buildings are using double the amount of energy planned and are energy inefficient
Carbon positive building on the agenda for developer Berkeley

Carbon positive building on the agenda for developer Berkeley

A major housebuilder is pushing to become the first carbon positive developer, aiming to deliver a reduction in emissions while improving biodiversity
UK government urged to address air pollution from construction sites

UK government urged to address air pollution from construction sites

Air pollution from construction sites must be tackled, says Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment
Building emissions must be reduced to meet Paris Agreement

Building emissions must be reduced to meet Paris Agreement

When it comes to improving building emissions and meeting the terms of the Paris Agreement, Europe must lead by example, say a coalition of businesses
CIBSE conference focuses on Climate Change as key issue

CIBSE conference focuses on climate change as key issue

This year’s CIBSE Technical Symposium was dominated by climate change, with the expected impact and strategies to cope at the forefront of discussions