UK’s £1bn school building boost needs a green building brief

Passivhaus Schools Complete in Carmarthenshire

The UK government must take a full body plunge and use its school building project to become a world leader in low carbon innovation in schools, says climate charity, Ashden.   Climate charity Ashden, with six years’ experience supporting schools to reduce their carbon footprint, welcomes the Prime Minister’s promise of the

New partnership to deliver zero-carbon affordable homes

Developer Hill Group has formed a joint venture partnership with Bioregional Homes to build zero-carbon, affordable homes that are for sale to local people.   The partnership will embrace Bioregional Homes’ One Planet Living® principles – building homes that are zero carbon, from sustainable materials using modern methods of construction

BREEAM version 6 now released

How do green buildings impact your health?

Building upon BREEAM’s industry-leading standards for driving environmental performance and occupant health and wellbeing, Version 6 comes with a host of new and improved features with added emphasis on resilience to climate change, social value and circular economy principles. Not only that, Version 6 also brings the exciting launch of

Green housing boosts Bristol’s carbon drive

Green housing boosts Bristol’s carbon drive

Work has started on a green housing initiative that supports Bristol’s drive to be a carbon neutral city by 2030.   The 50 affordable homes in Shaldon Road are being constructed to PassivHaus principles, delivering high levels of energy efficiency and environmental enhancement.   The two, three and four bedroomed properties, which