Citrus Building gains prestige with LABC Award

The Citrus Building in Bournemouth, which Terence O'Rourke provided the design, architecture and planning consultancy for in association with Morgan Sindall Construction has won a Local Authority Building Control (LABC) South West Building Excellence Award.   Bournemouth Council Building Control nominated the curved, mixed-use development which was led by the Bournemouth Development

A Greener Great Britain?

Renewable energy will be the future in terms of sustaining the planet once fossil fuels run out.

In the past month we have had a dramatic exit from Europe followed by a change of Prime Minister. This has had an impact on Britain’s environmental future. In a previous article 'Green Building' examined the impact of Brexit on British environmental policy. This article, however, this article discusses how

First natural slate solar thermal panel launched

THERMOSLATE®, the first and only natural slate solar thermal panel

Now you can take advantage of the efficiency of renewable energies without forgoing the elegant design of a natural slate roof?   THERMOSLATE® is the only solar system in the market made with natural slate that generates energy to produce heating, hot water or for pool heating. It can be easily installed

Green building set to reduce energy use by over 50%

Green Building Set to Reduce Energy Consumption by More than Half

Building Envelope specialist, CA Group Limited, has further demonstrated its commitment to sustainable construction by unveiling one of the most energy-efficient manufacturing facilities in the North East - at the company’s Evenwood headquarters.   The building, which features a combination of solar technologies and CA Group’s own Twin-Therm® roof and wall

Plant nursery is growing rapidly with Wood Energy

Wood Energy Boiler at Pinetops Nurseries

Plant production is positively blooming at Pinetops Nurseries after the firm moved into new, purpose built facilities heated with the help of a 999kW Binder wood chip boiler, supplied and installed by biomass experts Wood Energy.   Pinetops Nurseries first opened for business in 1959 and is now established as one