Chris Stanley, housing manager at the Concrete Block Association (CBA), explores the need to improve resilience to overheating, from the building materials used to the way our structures are designed.
Crown Estate Scotland has published its three-year plan setting out how it will manage sea, land and coastline for the sustainable development of Scotland’s communities and businesses.
NSUSL examines the difficulties the HVP industry faces in adapting to new technology and climate change.
One Manchester and Manchester City Council will deliver 139 new affordable homes using Passivhaus techniques to lower the carbon footprint.
Hinkley Point C has announced that it will reduce the number of workers by more than half to around 2,000 in the next few days in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arup has been appointed by the Scottish Government to commence an assessment of the potential to use hydrogen within the Scottish energy system.
arbnco has secured a £641,000 contract to provide a prototype of its Digital Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) to improve energy efficiency across the UK’s 5.9m SMEs.
Developers, surveyors, architects, building control heads and energy surveyors across the South West have been the first to enjoy a training course on changes to SAP, devised by insulation specialist Actis.
The EDF Group (EDF) will use Ansys to design state-of-the-art nuclear power plants and deliver nuclear energy efficiency.
The first of a nationwide network of over 100 ‘electric forecourts’ is now under construction to deliver fast, low-cost vehicle charging.
Plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in the water industry over the next decade took a significant step forward, two international consultancies – Ricardo and Mott MacDonald – will set out how it can be achieved.
Waste heat from the London Underground network is now capable of providing heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres in Islington thanks to a pioneering energy centre that opened today (5 March 2020).
The main structure of the St Loyes extra care home scheme is now complete for the £9.8m development that will be the first passivhaus standard care home in the country.
Council leaders and Mayors from different political parties are calling on the government to abandon proposed restrictions on their ability to cut carbon emissions from housebuilding.