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The public sector faces a significant challenge in transitioning to net zero. The UK Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum recently held a panel discussion looking at some of the key issues including funding and the impact of the skills shortage.
Scotland is facing a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights Patrick Harvie has warned.
Alessandro Tengattini, an instrument scientist at the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), discusses research aimed at creating longer-life concrete for greener infrastructure.
Marshalls plc has committed to becoming the first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies' carbon mineralisation technology.
The UK government has set out further details of the Energy Bills Support Scheme where millions of households will be eligible to receive a non-repayable discount of £400 on their energy bills this winter.
In this article, Tom Garrigan, technical director at BSRIA explains how climate change and extreme heat in homes are changing the way that buildings need to perform in the future.
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 state-of-the-art R&D scheme at Milton Park, a leading business, science and technology community in Oxfordshire, has been given the green light.
Norsk Nukleær Dekommisjonering (NND) has selected a joint venture between Jacobs and Multiconsult Norge AS to plan the Norway nuclear decommissioning program, estimated to take six years and cost NOK 1 billion ($100m).
As part of the company’s commitment to net zero, Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK.
Changes to Part L and Part F of building regulations came into force on 15 June 2022 as an interim step toward The Future Buildings Standard. NorDan’s Commercial Sales Manager Sonia Travis examines what these changes mean for windows, and what further changes are to come.
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.
Matt Browell-Hook has been appointed as the new Costain energy director to lead the company's energy portfolio from strategic advisory to programme delivery.
Morrison Energy Services has been awarded a place on the EV charging framework to support a major roll-out in the North of England.
The Queen's speech has outlined plans for planning system reforms, cheaper, cleaner, and more secure energy and improved regulation of social housing.
A £25m zero carbon scheme to increase green energy use in Liverpool has entered the final stages of construction.
United Living Group has restructured and rebranded its infrastructure services division and appointed Steve Craddock as managing director.
The ROCKWOOL Red book is a powerful digital tool that supports the specification of insulation solutions from a single source.
St. Modwen Homes have launched the first affordable carbon negative homes, which are capable of reducing energy bills by 79%.
The Actis specification team is gearing up to take part in a series of monthly LABC technical events - with the first lined up to take place in late June in Dorset.
The BRE pilot scheme, in partnership with Croudace Homes, will evaluate the impact of net zero homes ahead of the Future Homes Standard.
23rd May sees the launch of the Government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS). Will this finally herald the long-awaited mass uptake of heat pumps as domestic heating systems? To get the lowdown, we spoke with industry observer Dr Paul Welsby, who has worked in the field of heat pumps and heat pump technology for over 40 years.
Researchers behind an energy system that makes storing solar energy, for up to 18 years, possible, have now taken the system a step further.
Friday 1 April 2022 marked the end of rebated fuel for the UK construction industry. David Savage, a partner in the construction team at Charles Russell Speechlys, discusses the new regulations and their likely impact on the sector.
Aggreko has successfully completed the £4.5m low carbon production facility expansion in Dumbarton, Scotland.