Environment

Providing the Missing Variable in Green Buildings Equation


Here Lauri writes about how the lack of transparency around embodied carbon when evaluating a building’s environmental credentials

Lea Castle Village Gains Accreditation


Homes England has a clear objective at its Lea Village Castle site to make sure that the high-quality scheme responds to unique opportunities

Aligning Green Agenda with Economic Recovery


Paul Ruddick is Chairman at Reds10 writes about how the green agenda must be aligned with the UK's economic recovery. 

Maintaining a Heritage Site


Victor Chirilas, Director of Mainmark Ground Engineering, UK discusses subsidence in heritage buildings and when to seek professional help.  

Paperless Planning: Seizing Momentum Post COVID


Paul Beaney from DEF Software writes about the importance of seizing the momentum after COVID and going paperless

£250m Towards Low Carbon Homes for Rent


The Welsh Government has doubled its spending on social housing by committing an initial £250 million in 2021/22 for new low carbon homes.

Work starts at Lower Otter


Work has begun at the Lower Otter Restoration Project.

Roadmap to net zero


The plan sets out a roadmap to rapidly decarbonise the strategic road network (SRN)

Rething and Reuse Before Rebuilding


The construction industry needs to rethink its approach to reusing and recycling buildings if it is to be seen as truly sustainable

Patent of the Month: Cavity Wall Drainage


With everyone having to stay at home over the last year, many people have been inspired to take on home improvement projects