Environment

Skills challenges for the construction industry


In this Q&A, Mark Connor discusses the skills challenges the construction industry currently faces.

Prioritising full lifecycle assessment


For the industry to meet climate ambitions, we must prioritise full lifecycle assessment.

UK’s first BREEAM Outstanding building


The building has been delivered by VolkerFitzpatrick.

Hull ‘aquagreen’ approved


The aquagreen is designed to reduce flood risk to 870 homes and businesses.

Mythbusting common climate crisis misconceptions


Chris Brierley of the Active Building Centrebusts common climate misconceptions from heat pumps to electric vehicles.

Embodied carbon – how to cut through the greenwash


How environmental product declarations are helping builders better understand embodied carbon.

Green Technologies are the crucial jigsaw piece in realising Net Zero


The development and implementation of green technologies will be paramount to securing a clean and sustainable future.

Biodiversity net gain: a golden opportunity for developers?


How exactly can developers ensure that the benefits of BNG will have a lasting and positive effect on their environment?

Biodiversity benefits receive boost


Proposals set out in the Biodiversity Net Gain consultation

The biggest opportunities for construction in 2022


Supply chain, safety concerns and sustainability will be ongoing issues for construction in 2022.