The government’s announcement of the Clean Growth Strategy has outlined how the UK aims to cut carbon emissions to combat climate change while continuing to drive economic growth
Build2Spec aims to meet EU energy efficiency targets by tackling the energy performance gap for both new and retrofit buildings. Divya Deepankar and Chris Thompson of BSRIA’s Sustainable Construction Group discuss their work in this ambitious project
Keystone’s commitment to innovating the industry has been demonstrated once again by the introduction of an advanced version of its award-winning Hi-therm Lintel
The European Commission has launched the pilot phase of ‘Level(s)’, a new EU- framework for sustainable buildings, aimed at helping transform the building sector
Solecco Solar is preparing to launch its solar roof tile solution at UK Construction Week next month, the most popular event in the construction calendar
As part of a £5.2m innovation project designed to prove the economic benefits of providing a flexible choice between fuels for heating, PassivSystems has installed hybrid heating systems in housing properties across South Wales
The newest housing community in Nottingham is leading the way in design, energy and sustainability. Nick Ebbs, Chief Executive at Blueprint, explains why Trent Basin is earning a name for its ground-breaking, energy-saving technology
Underfloor air conditioning can save space, materials and energy today, while future-proofing buildings for decades to come
A study led by Prof David Coley suggests the “literacy” of building modelling professionals should be addressed to combat the energy performance gap
Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun’s energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative glass blocks.
An area of land on the edge of the Boughton Estate, Northamptonshire, has been transformed into a carbon neutral and Passivhaus office by Building Services Design
Richard Kinloch, National Specification Manager at Keystone Lintels says innovative construction solutions are the key to creating smarter products for the market
Colin Hawkes, Managing Director at Apollo Energy Research explains how membrane technology helps control heat while reducing a building’s carbon footprint Long-life Heat Reflecting Membranes made from various sheet materials were conceived by NASA space scientists to protect orbiting craft from solar radiation. This heat control technology has spawned a...
The idea of a quality mark for all energy efficiency measures is explained here by the British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association (BRUFMA)