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Will this be the world's most sustainable tower?

Will this be the world’s most sustainable tower?

Lumiere Developments is launching The Beacon – which they believe will be the world’s most sustainable residential tower. Due to its innovative energy conservation technologies

THE AECB’S Advanced Retrofit Course Aims to Get Retrofit ‘Right First Time’

Get retrofit right the first time!

The UK’s existing housing stock is responsible for nearly a quarter of our annual carbon emissions. Retrofitting would substantially reduce our carbon footprint as well

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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