Graham has commenced a series of workshops to help achieve its ambitious pledge to reduce its carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 as the first step in reaching Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2045.
EcRoFit has been awarded £1.5m to provide a new tool for assessing energy efficiency and renewable energy use in domestic and non-domestic buildings.
David Ball, site manager at Barnstaple-based Anderson and Evans says the discovery of the Actis specialist cutting tool has been transformative.
Plans have been submitted for The Gasworks – New Town, a new neighbourhood of 1,202 homes and public green space that will set a benchmark for energy-efficient living in Manchester’s Northern Gateway regeneration area.
Jorge Beroiz, director at CallisonRTKL, looks at zero carbon building techniques and new innovations including by-product materials, such as using rice husks for sustainable cladding.
Balfour Beatty has secured a £47.5m contract to design and build a new 400kV substation in Peterhead, Scotland.
Prime minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a ten point plan for a green industrial revolution which will support up to 250,000 jobs across the UK.
Construction firm Pave Aways has completed the first-ever Passivhaus school to be built for Powys County Council.
More than 30 renewable energy, heating and insulation companies have won places on a new £800m energy efficiency framework for the public sector.
Simon Fielden, Sales Director at SFS UK, discusses what specifiers should consider in order to make building envelopes as thermally efficient as possible.
Rolls-Royce has revealed it will create 6,000 jobs within the next five years, if the government commits to a fleet of 16 small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear power stations.
Willmott Dixon is the first construction company to sign-up to all three of The Climate Group’s business campaigns, EV100, EP100 and RE100, to deliver a sustainable zero-carbon future.
The Scottish Government has announced a new £4.5m incentive to help people install renewable and energy efficiency measures in their homes.
ENGIE has been appointed by Sutton Housing Partnership (SHP) to design, build and deliver a programme, which will transform existing properties across London into low maintenance, net-zero carbon homes.
A new publication explores the actions that will need to be taken by the construction sector over the next 20 years if we are to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on carbon reduction targets.
A £4m Climate and Ecological Emergency Programme to reduce the carbon and ecological footprint in Bristol has been approved.
EDF has joined forces with Daikin UK to help its customers make their homes more energy-efficient, discover low-carbon alternatives for heating and help decarbonisation of homes in the UK.
Actis has seen a rise in demand for its insulation products from homeowners extending their properties or building office pods in their gardens.
Network Rail has taken a step forward in tackling climate change by becoming the first railway company to set the most ambitious Science-Based Targets to reduce carbon emissions and limit global warming.
Keltbray has partnered with Wagners and Capital Concrete to supply and place Earth Friendly Concrete® in the UK.
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has partnered with Enfield Council, to accelerate radical solutions for the delivery of sustainability on large regeneration schemes.
Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association, discusses how structural timber systems can help the UK construction industry to “build back better” by delivering both quality and sustainability assurances.
South Somerset District Council (SSDC) has appointed ENGIE to develop a net-zero carbon roadmap.
Michelle Agha-Hossein, building performance lead at the Building Services Research & Information Association (BSRIA), discusses how owners and operators can tackle the pressing issues of carbon emissions from buildings.
Skanska has been appointed as the main contractor for a new six-storey office building, One Portwall Square, in the heart of Bristol’s commercial district.
EDF Renewables is planning to develop a new solar farm at Tye Lane near Bramford, which could generate enough low carbon electricity for the domestic needs of 9,690 households annually.