Community group inspires more energy efficiency in Manchester homes

Carbon Co op

A Manchester community energy group has pioneered a way of supporting homeowners to invest in making their homes warmer and more comfortable – while reducing their energy use by around half, in line with Greater Manchester’s climate goals.   ‘Powering Down Together’, the report of Carbon Co-op’s Community Green Deal is published

Kingspan adds premium touch to luxury development

Kingspan Kooltherm

A stylish development in the heart of London is the latest project to benefit from the excellent thermal efficiency of products from the Kingspan Kooltherm range.   Fitzroy Place has been constructed on the 3-acre site of the old Middlesex Hospital. The original site was completely flattened aside from the chapel and

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 and smart design, The Beacon will, they suggest, save residents up to £11,000 a year in living expenses. Located in Hemel Hempstead, just 24 minutes

Much more than just worktop makeovers

Granite Transformations - Bathroom

In a recent home improvement project, Granite Transformations has showcased examples of its extended range of makeover materials, services and fittings for the kitchen and bathroom, whilst displaying the current trend toward white and off-white decorative surfaces.   The kitchen of this detached rural Lancashire home (see photo below), a 1980’s