New framework ensures environmental targets for road and rail

The updated framework has measures to protect the environment in new major road, rail, and rail freight schemes.

The Time is Now

James Fiske, CEO of the Building Cost Information Service looks at the role data has to play in reducing carbon in construction in 2023.

New approach to reduce flood risk and clean up rivers 

A consistent approach to sustainable drainage systems is set to be incorporated into new developments in England.

Reducing flooding with sustainable drainage

Government review promotes sustainable drainage systems on new developments.

The biodiversity challenge for housebuilders and developers

By the end of the year, the vast majority of new development schemes will be required to provide a 10% net gain in biodiversity,

Green trends set to shape UK building industry

The UK Government's Net Zero Strategy is a set of policies and financial commitments to support the 'green industrial revolution.'

If hydrogen is the answer, what is the question?

Decarbonising power generation is a key challenge when it comes to reducing the scope 1 emissions of a construction company.

The future importance of timber

The UK is an ideal place to grow trees, yet we still import 88% of our timber.

How should construction approach Net Zero?

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has recently warned of significant risks in meeting climate targets.

Implementing green initiatives for the housing sector

To hit net zero goals housebuilders and developers must introduce green initiatives.