Social Housing Providers Help Deliver Low Energy Homes

Social Housing passivehaus

Recent public sector housing developments are helping prove that social housing can be a force for innovation in energy-efficient new housing. Groundbreaking work carried out by a number of local authorities is showing that new buildings can be constructed to robust low energy standards far exceeding the requirements of current

Sustainability a Key Aspect of new Village Hall

Lakeview Village Hall - BBM Architects

BBM Architects were appointed as architect for a new village hall within the rapidly enlarging neighbourhood of Great Easthall to the northeast of Sittingbourne in Kent. For the new building, named by local residents as Lakeview Village Hall, BBM’s pitch was to create a ‘marker on the map’; to provide

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

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