Engineers developing the HS2 hub at Old Oak Common in North West London are proposing plans to tap heat from trains to heat up to 500 new homes.
BREEAM has introduced a new pre-approval process for its schemes, this new process enables a general sustainability specification that is applicable to multiple projects to be evaluated by BRE Global.
As planning and building teams seek to improve efficiencies and cut costs on projects, Sven Van Duffelen, from 3D mobile mapping and monitoring specialist GeoSLAM, looks at how technology is enabling a growing number of developers to prioritise energy efficiency in new housing developments According to the Home Builders Federation,...
BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2019 at a gala event held last night (4 March) at the London Hilton Bankside Hotel.
Welsh Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James is to announce £35m of funding for innovative housing projects in Wales this year.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the Government to improve the quality of UK homes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction. The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive.
Eco homes are becoming increasingly fashionable as a new generation of house builders grow more environmentally conscious, realising the financial benefits of choosing greener options when it comes to deciding how to live their lives.
CIBSE Building Performance Awards saw an all-electric home that produces two-times more energy than it consumes win the Project of the Year.
Leaders from 32 of the UK’s top energy and utilities employers have launched a sector-wide Inclusion Commitment, to attract more diverse talent into the industry.
Bristol City Council has agreed its first ever commercial connection to the Bristol Heat Network, which will provide low carbon heat to 375 new homes.
Interserve and Babcock & Wilcox announce they have handed over the Dunbar renewable energy plant project to Viridor Enviroscot.
Berkeley Group has awarded the Royal Warwick Square project to Vital Energi, to deliver an extension of the mechanical and electrical infrastructure installation for the £3.8m energy solution.
The George Davies Centre at University of Leicester – the largest non-residential Passivhaus building in the UK – has continued to scoop awards for its size and complexity.