Modular construction can create many benefits for the environment in addition to efficiency and cost savings as outlined here by Suhayl Laher of Tiles Direct As time goes on and our planet feels the weight of human activity, the need for sustainable solutions has risen substantially. We now understand the...
The choice of fasteners for roofing and cladding determines how well the building envelope stands the test of time. SFS intec’s Andy Stolworthy explains
In the wake of Brexit, Article 50 and the General Election in June 2017, the UK housing market is under great scrutiny as Mark Haskell discusses here
Achieving thermal comfort through sustainable design involves the careful balancing of interdependent factors, says Eight Associates' Chris Hocknell Overheating in buildings is a growing problem in the UK, due to climate change, the urban heat island effect and more highly insulated, highly glazed, airtight (but potentially sub-optimally ventilated) buildings. Achieving...
Reconomy's Richard Walker examines how companies can make the transition to environmentally friendly construction and why it is important
The CIBSE and ARCC Network awarded the second Green Infrastructure Challenge to a busy waste recycling centre in Slough for its design
Stakeholders invested in creating clean, sustainable environments will now benefit from a new cross-sector smart cities hub
Construction contractor Balfour Beatty has become the first contractor in the world to hit a new standard set out for sustainable procurement
Analysis from the University of Bath has revealed some new buildings are using double the amount of energy planned and are energy inefficient
A major housebuilder is pushing to become the first carbon positive developer, aiming to deliver a reduction in emissions while improving biodiversity
Air pollution from construction sites must be tackled, says Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment
Implementing BIM and a sustainability strategy has wider benefits resulting in an opportunity to connect buildings, spaces, places, people and communities argues Dr Susie Tomson, Sustainability Director at PCSG
The government must implement sustainable drainage policies more comprehensively says the Environment Food, and Rural Affairs Committee
A university engagement programme has been launched by the Corrosion Prevention Association to raise awareness of corrosion damage to buildings