A group of experts have called on the property industry to step up the fight against climate change by making sustainability a key priority in the UK's planning system.
The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has provided initial match funding of £18m for a Rolls-Royce-led consortium to develop a Small Modular Reactor designed and manufactured in the UK.
The National Federation of Builders’ (NFB) Major Contractors Group has urged the Government to act immediately to address how construction can help the UK to meet the 2050 Zero Carbon target.
The Carbon Infrastructure Transformation Tool (CITT) Project has released a report spurring the next stages of development for a tool that could deliver changes in carbon management in infrastructure projects.
Dan Doran, principal consultant at BREEAM, discusses embodied carbon in construction. He examines what action the industry should be taking now to avoid overshooting the ‘carbon budget’, and the role of lifecycle assessment in measuring and reducing embodied carbon.
If the UK is going to meet its ambitious net-zero climate change targets by 2050 then the energy efficiency of our homes will need to be addressed says Simon Storer, chief executive of the Insultation Manufacturers Association.
Engie has joined forces with Edinburgh St James, to operate a new low carbon decentralised energy scheme, worth £90m.
Pupils and teachers at the UK’s first Passivhaus secondary school will enjoy a swathe of benefits in the quality of their new teaching environment.
Nearly 100 electric cars have already been rolled out to Mitie’s employees in just four months, and now they have officially begun rolling out their first electric vans.
Matthew Evans, head of technical GB at Kingspan Insulation UK, highlights how installing more thermally efficient insulation to extend useable floorspace in buildings, maintaining performance while improving RoI.
‘Range anxiety’ is a major barrier to the widespread adoption of electric cars, Britpave believes that concrete roads that charge electric vehicles could be the answer Increasingly electric vehicles (EVs) are being promoted as the future for low or zero carbon transport. However, we are not there yet...
A road map for moving towards a carbon neutral Edinburgh by 2030 has been set out by the City of Edinburgh Council.
BSRIA has successfully extended the scope of its UKAS accreditation to include the testing of Individual Zone Controllers (IZC) in accordance with the eu.bac Certification Scheme.
Procurement organisation, Fusion21, has announced the launch of its national Energy Efficiency Framework, worth up to £250m over a four-year period.