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Health and wellbeing in buildings

Health and wellbeing in buildings – briefing

It is important that all organisations take employee health and wellbeing seriously. We spend a lot of time at work (90% of employees admit

BREEAM and WELL Join forces

BREEAM and WELL join forces

BRE and the International WELL Building Institute™ pbc (IWBI™) have published a briefing paper which outlines how Certified BREEAM credits may be used to demonstrate

Passivhaus

Creating an exceptional passivhaus home

A stylish Passivhaus home in South Manchester has achieved exceptional levels of airtightness through a combination of careful detailing and a high performance structure, provided by the Kingspan TEK Building System.   Steve and Mel Howarth hired certified Passivhaus designers, PHI Architects, to create their dream home.

Deep ecology

Low carbon energy system offers ‘near’ off-grid living

A concept home in north Yorkshire, claimed to be a new breed of energy efficient house features roof mounted solar panels and solar thermal panels

Project Dirt – put on your boots!

Project Dirt is a social networking platform connecting community projects with green and social benefits. It is a knowledge hub for learning, sharing, encouraging, supporting

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