Shopping park achieves ‘BREEAM’ and ‘carbon neutral’ status

Shopping park achieves BREEAM and carbon neutral

Developers, Hammerson has proudly announced that its Elliott’s Field Phase II in Rugby has achieved two sustainability world firsts, having been awarded an interim Outstanding BREEAM rating in addition to becoming the first shopping park globally designed to be carbon neutral.   These achievements follow Hammerson’s recent commitment to becoming Net

Scientists call for ecological, sustainable and participative economy

G20 Summit 2017

Issued in advance of the G-20-Summit of 7/8 July 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Today, climate change, extinction of species and environmental destruction are the gravest existential challenges threatening the lives of all human beings irrespectively of their different cultural and political conditions. In view of this, a number of environmentally conscious

Neal’s Yard Remedies – refurbishment with conscience

Neal's Yard Remedies

When Neal’s Yard Remedies decided it needed to extend and refurbish its existing factory HQ in Dorset, it was down to award-winning architects Boon Brown to ensure the company’s green ethics were woven throughout the project. Craig Jones, Architectural Director at Boon Brown takes us through the project.   Neal’s Yard

Ecological Building Systems inspire ‘wood be’ CLT Experts

Ecological Building Systems inspire 'wood be' CLT Experts

More than 50 delegates from architectural practices and construction companies across the UK joined experts from Ecological Building Systems, product suppliers and industry experts recently at the company’s first ever CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) Masterclass.   Held at The Building Centre in London, the full day seminar included presentations from keynote speaker,

Report calls for immediate action on indoor air pollution

Report calls for immediate action on indoor air pollution

Poor indoor air quality in UK homes is at a scale and magnitude that needs immediate national-level attention and action, concluded a recent report with contributions from the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the BRE and the ARCC network.   The report was published following