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Scotland is facing a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights Patrick Harvie has warned.
In an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the CEO of BRE urges the Tory leadership candidates to recommit to decarbonising Britain’s buildings and reaching net zero targets.
Turner & Townsend has been appointed to deliver a new programme of public sector decarbonisation works for Norfolk County Council's real estate.
Modular construction is playing a vital role in the construction sector’s battle to cut carbon emissions with factory-built homes, says Nick Hillard, ESG lead at Tide Construction.
Birmingham City Council has appointed EQUANS to deliver a retrofit project which will serve as a pilot for decarbonising 60,000 properties in the region.
Rockwool's new launch of NyRock technology delivers improved thermal performance, while maintaining non-combustibility and acoustic capabilities.
In this article, Emily Bull, client research officer at SWPA, explains how the second wave of the Social Housing Decarbonisation fund will enable associations to secure better housing energy efficiency measures.
Four heat network projects in England have been awarded £54m in government funding, to help shield homes and businesses from costly fossil fuels.
A successful HS2 hydrogen generator trial has found that the two zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell-based electricity generators could directly replace diesel generators.
Steve Roebuck, European health & safety director at West Fraser says achieving net carbon negative status for its products is not the end of the company’s environmental journey.
Kier Highways is trialling a hydrogen-powered generator at its National Highways A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool site in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire.
As part of its aim to create 350 homes in 2022, Hayfield has invested in Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) across six of its live development sites.
Tackling fuel poverty should be front and centre amid the cost of living crisis and the drive to net zero, says Gillian Charlesworth, CEO of the Building Research Establishment.
Decarbonisation works will make key public buildings across Newcastle more energy efficient with £27m from a government fund, in a partnership between City Council and EQUANS.
Building new homes that are zero carbon is complicated enough but pales in comparison to the challenge of retrofitting social housing to achieve zero carbon by 2050.
Construction at Camden Agar Grove has reached a new milestone with the ‘topping out’ of the latest phase of 125 homes.
BE-ST has announced a new partnership with UKGBC Scotland, with a shared built environment sustainability mission.
The government has introduced Part O of the Building Regulations to prevent homes overheating in summer. Anastasia Mylona, head of research at CIBSE, explains what is in the new regulation and why it was needed.
With a UK-wide commitment to net zero by 2050 and approximately 5.4m traditional buildings in England alone, there is a lot of work needed to upgrade both building fabrics and fittings. Secondary glazing could be the sustainable retrofit solution needed.
Baxi’s research has found that nearly a third of UK heat engineers are prepared to adopt heat pump installation in the near future, whereas another third say they are extremely unlikely to embrace the new technology.
As AIMCH, the UKs flagship collaborative R&D project, whose aim has been to develop, trial and scale up industrialised housing techniques ends, Stewart Dalgarno, its project director, reflects on its achievements and predicts what’s next on the agenda for building net zero carbon homes.
Mark Dowdeswell, senior category manager at Uponor, discusses the new standards and how installing low-temperature, energy-efficient systems can help housebuilders and developers to meet these new requirements for low-carbon heating.
In this article, Jason White, divisional director of operations at Assent Building Control explains to PBC Today the future of commercial construction ahead of the Future Buildings Standard.
As part of the NHS’s ‘Delivering a Greener NHS’ programme, NHS Property Services(NHSPS) has published its first three-year Green Plan to provide long term sustainable models of care, greener travel and transport and decarbonising estates, aiming to reach net zero in the NHS by 2040.
Social value and net zero has quickly become a priority for many organisations in the UK - particularly in the construction industry - Guy Battle, CEO of Social Value Portal explains to PBC Today.
Kier has partnered with AFC Energy to trial a clean hydrogen power generator unit at one of its sites in the South West, for eight-weeks.