Ashden launch 2018 search for energy efficient trailblazers

Ashden launch 2018 search for energy efficient trailblazers

Ashden Awards has launched its call for entries for the 2018 Ashden Awards, offering the chance for global trailblazers in the sustainable buildings sector to receive recognition for their efforts.   The Ashden Awards aim to uncover the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and in developing countries and

UK homes will take at least 100 years to go fully green

UK homes to take at least 100 years to go fully green

As the Government prepare to release their plan to reduce carbon emissions new data reveals that we need to triple the rate we insulate our homes to meet our international Paris commitments, as consumers say they would insulate their homes if there was a Government subsidy. It will take over

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