Much more than just worktop makeovers

Granite Transformations - Bathroom

In a recent home improvement project, Granite Transformations has showcased examples of its extended range of makeover materials, services and fittings for the kitchen and bathroom, whilst displaying the current trend toward white and off-white decorative surfaces.   The kitchen of this detached rural Lancashire home (see photo below), a 1980’s

The Eco-Home Design Guide

The Eco-Home Design Guide

The Eco-Home Design Guide is the fantastic new book from Christopher Day. Designing an eco home is about working with your house’s place and situation, not about relying on intrusive technology and hi-tech materials. Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, common-sense

Ashden Awards announce the shortlist for 2016

Tŷ-Mawr Lime Ltd's breathable insulation systems are environmentally friendly and can be retrofitted to historic buildings as well as to newly built houses.

Pioneering organisations based in India, London, China and Wales have been shortlisted in the Sustainable Buildings category for the Ashden UK and International Awards.   The Ashden Awards are a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy and winners receive tailored support to help scale up their work

100 shades of Ecopro

100 shades of Ecopro

Specifiers of environmentally friendly paint can now choose from no less than 100 colours, thanks to a major expansion of Earthborn’s trade paint range.   Ecopro Matt Emulsion, Lo Sheen Emulsion and Eggshell have been launched in the 98 shades of BS4800, plus black and white. The new palette offers a

‘Eco open houses 2015’ was a top Autumn attraction

Brighton and Hove Eco Open Houses

More than 1,400 people visited 13 unique eco-homes Eco Open Houses in Brighton and Hove over two weekends this autumn. The event is now in it’s 8th year and is set to continue its success in years to come.   More than 1,400 people visited some of Brighton and Hove’s most energy-efficient