Kevin Bohea, President of the British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association (BRUFMA) examines the challenges ahead for energy efficiency policy
Domestic energy efficiency upgrades should be backed by a quality mark to protect homeowners, says new review from BRE chief A review into domestic energy efficiency has revealed a raft of recommendations for the sector. The long anticipated Bonfield Review into green home improvements sets out 27 ideas that could...
New guidance has been published by Historic Environment Scotland, setting out how to safeguard Scotland’s traditional buildings from climate change
Chris Hocknell, Technical Director, Eight Associates outlines how to evaluate energy strategies and what issues should be considered
The Comet Electric Combi boiler provides a complete solution for domestic properties in need of electric heating and hot water.
National Energy Foundation energy specialist, Jane Richardson Hawkes, says carbon offsetting can help local authorities fund energy efficiency improvements Carbon offsetting makes a significant contribution to reducing carbon emissions and meeting nationally-determined targets. It also offers opportunities for local authorities to engage with their residents on issues such as climate...
BSRIA has released a new guide to domestic building performance evaluation, intended to improve energy efficiency and comfort in homes and residences
A new report from the ECA, NICEIC and ELECSA has revealed the key issues that have an impact on the future of electrical contracting
Plans to use water from the River Clyde to heat homes and businesses have taken a step forward after the local authority agreed to secure funding for the scheme
Ahead of the Autumn Statement the UK Green Building Council is calling on the government to make retrofit an integral part of its plans
The Assured Performance Process for efficient energy use reduces the performance risk and protects the reputation of developers and local authorities
The European Quality Association for Recycling has called for greater measures relating to the recycling of construction materials
A starter home built using non-recyclable coffee cups has been put forward for a national building award…
A series of reports from the Committee on Climate Change have warned the government is failing in its commitment to cut emissions and develop the UK’s heating policies…