Green housing boosts Bristol’s carbon drive

Green housing boosts Bristol’s carbon drive

Work has started on a green housing initiative that supports Bristol’s drive to be a carbon neutral city by 2030.   The 50 affordable homes in Shaldon Road are being constructed to PassivHaus principles, delivering high levels of energy efficiency and environmental enhancement.   The two, three and four bedroomed properties, which

5 sustainable home upgrades to make in 2019

5 Sustainable Home Upgrades to Make in 2019

According to the Committee on Climate Change, the United Kingdom can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years. And seeing as homes account for 20% of our total emissions, there's no better place to start to enact changes than our houses. Read on to see how you can

The Rookery – new Build eco-let in Lancashire

The Rookery - new Build eco-let in Lancashire

A professional carpenter and artist husband-and-wife team in Lancashire have generated a profitable business after transforming a derelict lean-to into a sophisticated urban eco-retreat in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Roughlee, East Lancashire.   The Rookery, a detached stone property with grass roof, has plenty of unusual features, as

New funding announcement for construction of cob homes

New funding announcement for construction of cob homes

CobBauge, a multimillion pound project to build a new generation of cob houses is set to continue for four more years, thanks to the announcement of more than £4m in funding.   Phase 2 of the project has been funded by Interreg VA France (Channel) England, co-funded by the European Regional Development

Kingspan TEK provides off-site solution for luxury homes

Kingspan TEK provides off-site solution for luxury homes

The Silverlake development of sustainable homes in West Dorset is setting the standard for low-impact construction with the Kingspan TEK Building System. The bespoke holiday homes and on-site spa have all been constructed from the versatile off-site solution, ensuring excellent project efficiency.   Silverlake is an exciting new development, constructed by Conservation