Argyll Environmental

‘Breathe in Brighton’ event aims to tackle Brighton’s transport pollution

Brighton-based environmental consultancy, Argyll Environmental is hosting a public event to raise awareness of air transport pollution.
Mick George

Balers and Compactors – Compact Solutions

Mick George Ltd discuss their range of solutions suitable for different organisations, including their comprehensive selection of waste balers and compactors to buy or rent. While much of the media focus on China’s impending Plastic import ban is geared towards authorities, industry professionals, and recycling companies, it will inevitably have...
Mick George

The Sustainability and Resource Awards – Winners Shortlisted Once Again

The annual Sustainability and Resource Awards held by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) is firmly insight, with the ceremony set to take place in early November at the Grosvenor Square Marriot hotel, London. The Sustainability and Resource Awards  are long-standing and well-respected, given for outstanding achievement in the...

How Passive House Is Boosting Construction Industry

The drive for low and zero carbon buildings and the supporting legislative changes are resulting in the need to improve the knowledge and technical capabilities of the construction industry as a whole. Stacey Temprell, Residential Sector Director for Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland, explains how the industry can build itself...

Staying On Top Of Heat Loss

Having gone through another chilly winter, many of us will now count the cost with a sizeable heating bill landing on the door step. Rather than accepting this annual ritual, now is the time to get pro-active and to look at ways of cutting heat loss down to size....

Keeping Out the Cold

The winter chill has finally set in and for owners of older, solid walled properties, the effects will be particularly keenly felt. Just 3% of these properties are insulated in the UK according to the latest Government statistics leaving owners with an unenviable choice of digging deep into their...

Think Modern

For many years, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been the product of choice where thermal performance and construction predictability are an absolute priority. The highly insulated panels can be installed in a matter of weeks, kick-starting a project and creating a building shell which is highly airtight and has...

Retrofitting to the Next Level

Solid walled properties make up almost 30% of Britain’s housing stock and with many of these dwellings built long before limiting CO2 emissions became a concern, they are often draughty and poorly insulated. The simplest method of improving the building envelope performance of these properties is to install external...

Embracing environmental sustainability

BM TRADA explains why over the last two decades, environmental sustainability has been a core concern for the construction industry. Within the last two decades, environmental sustainability has become one of the core concerns for the construction industry, and all those involved in the complex process of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining...

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