Get ready for Clayfest 2018

Get ready for Clayfest 2018

The renaissance of earth building in the UK reflects not only the beauty and utility of the material but also the pressures of rising building costs and the need for lower energy use and waste in building products.   This is Earth Building UK and Ireland, EBUKI’s fourth Clayfest as a way

UK’s first energy-positive office opens in Swansea

UK’s first energy-positive office opens in Swansea

The UK’s first energy-positive office, which generates more solar energy than it consumes, was officially opened at Swansea University on 21st June 2018. Buildings currently account for around 40% of UK energy consumption. This new building, known as the 'Active Office', points the way to a new generation of low-carbon

Applications open for energy balancing workshop

Applications open for energy balancing workshop

Students and building design enthusiasts are being offered the chance to learn the basics of one of the world’s most successful environmentally-friendly building solutions.   The Green.Building.Solutions. Summer School, Passivhaus Austria and the Passive House Institute of Innsbruck are hosting a DesignPH Workshop in the stunning city of Vienna to share

Ecological Building Systems takes airtightness on tour

Ecological Building Systems takes airtightness on tour

To celebrate BBA approval of its pro clima Intello Plus Intelligent Airtight Membrane, Ecological Building Systems and pro clima have announced a seminar tour that will bring airtightness insights to five locations around the UK.   Kicking off at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon on the 16th of