The UKGBC has today (29 April) published its 'Principles for delivering urban Nature-based Solutions' (NBS) to help developers and owners increase the incorporation of NBS in construction.
An online tool aimed at helping builders, architects and specifiers work out the potential U- value of a project has been updated with extra user-friendly features.
As we get closer to COP26 and the government makes more concerted noises than ever over decarbonisation, social housing providers have a huge role to play, says Gary Cawley, director of CPC.
On Earth Day (22 April), Amey has announced its commitment to cut carbon emissions and is aiming to reach carbon net zero by 2040.
Structural steel group, Severfield has signed up to the SteelZero initiative to speed up the transition to a net zero steel industry.
Taking Mitie past the landmark of 1,000 electric vehicles (EV), this is the first of 655 Vivaro-e vans on order to be delivered by the end of the year.
The UK government has set the ‘world’s most ambitious’ climate change target into law to slash emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels.
Morrison Energy Services and Jacobs have been awarded a place on National Grid Electricity Transmission’s six-year substations engineering procurement construction framework.
A contract has been signed for Harland & Wolff to carry out fabrication and load-out works on eight wind turbine generator (WTG) foundation jackets.
A Kent-based garden room specialist has seen demand for its buildings double over the past year, with Actis’ building insulation enjoying a rise in orders as a result.
The installation of the energy station at Eton College is helping Graham to reduce its carbon footprint and manage power demands.
Hundreds of park homeowners are poised to enjoy a warmer living environment thanks to the installation of an Actis Hybrid insulated floor funded by the Green Homes Grant scheme.
Gary Cawley, director of North & Central England at CPC, explores how to fight fuel poverty by leveraging frameworks as part of the Local Authority Delivery scheme.
ENGI has been granted outline planning permission from Cannock Chase District Council and Lichfield District Council for the redevelopment of Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire.
A builder who has been using Actis’ building insulation products for the past 17 years has just reroofed a Northamptonshire barn conversion after a mouse caused a fire in the eaves.
Gary Cawley, director of CPC, offers advice on how to weigh up the retrofit vs new build options, based on the funding streams currently available and the experience of social housing clients in the North working with CPC to meet their decarbonisation goals.
LHC has launched a new guide for local authorities, housing associations and other registered providers that are looking to procure energy efficiency works.
After six years of work, Willmott Dixon has become the first contractor to achieve level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s supply chain standard.
Architect Thomas Wiedmer, UK and Ireland technical director at pan-European insulation specialist Actis, explains why it’s a good idea to use a vapour control layer when embarking on a new build or refurb and what to look for when choosing a breather membrane.
Following a review, the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme launched last year will close to new applications on 31 March at 5pm.
BAM has carried out an assessment of the embodied carbon and the operational carbon used in the design and construction of a new primary school in Somerset.
Social housing providers must be backed by further, mid to long-term Government funding to enable them to lead the country’s drive towards net zero, urges LHC.
Arcadis has secured a contract to plan, design and deliver the infrastructure needed to create UK’s first low-carbon aviation test centre in Scotland.
Vital Energi has been awarded the £12m contract to work on the first of seven blocks of the new Oval Village development in London, comprising 1,309 new homes.
The allocation of £50m towards reducing carbon emissions in 50,000 social housing and low-income households across England and Scotland has been welcomed by Actis.
TfL has been given the go-ahead to deliver a new net zero carbon office development over Southwark Tube station.