Salvo fair celebrates with Green Living theme

salvo Fair 2017

The world’s first architectural salvage fair, Salvo is the destination for the rare, and unique. Salvo fair exhibitors bring a diverse mix of architectural, garden and decorative antiques, salvage, reclaimed building materials, midcentury, vintage, upcycled and industrial.   Thornton Kay runs Salvo, prior to which he ran one of the UK’s earliest

Brits rank 53rd in world for environmental performance

A new study from MoneySuperMarket.com has revealed how people impact their environment, both in the UK and throughout the world. The new research highlights the individual contribution to the world’s climate – as well as highlighting areas for improvement for each country.   Britain managed to rank 53rd overall for individual

Ecological building Masterclass 2017

Insulating and Achieving Airtightness with Cross Laminated Timber

Sustainable building products and Passivhaus project supplier, Ecological Building Systems, will bring together experts from across Europe on Thursday 11th May 2017 to hold the UK’s first ever masterclass in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) design and construction.   A full day event designed specifically for architects, Passivhaus designers and construction professionals, the

Health and wellbeing in buildings – briefing

Health and wellbeing in buildings

It is important that all organisations take employee health and wellbeing seriously. We spend a lot of time at work (90% of employees admit their work is affected by the quality of their environment) and so it’s important that we look at ways to improve this work/life balance. Creating

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 compliance with the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) post-occupation.   Following last year’s announcement of an agreement between the two organizations to pursue alignments between