ZEDPods move forward from Bristol Housing Festival collaborations

ZEDPods move forward from Bristol Housing Festival collaborations

Following on from the inaugural exhibition in October 2018, the Bristol Housing Festival’s (BHF) first two projects are now underway. Demonstrating innovation in technology, community building and land use, these projects are being made possible by the multiple partner collaborations on each scheme.   Jez Sweetland, Project Director of BHF said “I

Nottingham aims to be first carbon neutral city in the UK

Nottingham aims to be first carbon neutral city in the UK

Nottingham could become the first carbon neutral city in the UK after the City Council set itself an ambitious target to achieve this by 2028.   The city has already met its Energy Strategy target early - a 26% reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 2020 - and reduced emissions by

High expectations for low carbon heat network funds

High expectations for low carbon heat network funds

REHAU has welcomed the recent launch of the Government’s £320 million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), which will support the development of new heat networks from 2019.   As one of the UK market leaders in district heating pipes, REHAU believes that the announcement will inspire confidence in the UK district

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

The world’s first Miscanthus bale house

The world’s first Miscanthus bale house

In an idyllic location in West Wales, a house is being built. However, this is no ordinary house. In what is believed to be a world first, its walls are being built out of Miscanthus bales.   A collaborative project by the University of Aberystwyth, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) and