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    Industry movers and shakers.
  • Green award for Durakerb

    Durakerb, sustainable road kerb made from recycled plastic that featured in the January issue of Building Engineer, has been awarded the Certification for Highway Products and Systems under the Highway Authorities Product Approval Scheme (HAPAS).
  • "Must try harder"

    Is the En+ Group’s response to the London Metal Exchange’s (LME) consultation.
  • 5 Minutes with...Penny Carey

    Dr Penny Carey FInstP C.Build E FCABE is the Sustainability Lead at Portakabin Limited.
  • Schoolz Out winner

    The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the winner of its Schoolz Out competition, which challenged school pupils to design an energy-saving product or initiative for their school that uses an element of control to save energy.
  • Green recovery agenda

    The Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) re-appoints Lord Best as President and welcomes Graham Wright from Daikin and Russell Dean from Mitsubishi Electric as Vice Presidents.
  • Are green jobs at risk from new standards?

    An official consultation on proposed new technical standards for retrofitting the UK’s offices, factories, hotels and other commercial buildings for improved energy efficiency is experiencing push-back from professional energy assessors.
  • CABE Sustainability Award

    Highly commended, Danbury Park Primary School for its commitment to cleaner energy for future generations.
  • Step by step: NVHR insulation

    How easy is it to install an MVHR and what are the common mistakes? Domus Ventilation walks you through
  • Sustainable aesthetics

    An edited extract from Izaskun Chinchilla and Emilio Luque’s paper Which Beauty Will Guide Us? Seeking a Reflective, Sustainable, Socially Engaged Visual Culture.
  • Call for greener Green Homes Grant

    A living roof specialist is calling on the government to green up the Green Homes Grant by extending it to include environment-friendly roof garden projects.
  • Circular economy

    If the UK is to make a low-carbon recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic it’s essential that we reuse more materials and renovate existing buildings rather than constructing new ones, according to researchers from the University of Sheffield.
  • Before the flood

    SDS Water Recycling Expert Kevin Reed makes the case for stormwater storage and rainwater reuse.
  • Hot springs

    Therme Group recognised that to excel in the wellbeing resort sector it was key to address sustainability and energy efficiency.
  • The green maze

    Beverly Quinn, Environmental Engineer at TÜV SÜD, offers a guide to the green products market.
  • Recycle, Recover, Reuse

    Veolia Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility brings Leeds an efficiency drive on waste management and low-carbon heat delivery.
  • The green recovery

    Billed as a long-term, post-Covid-19 solution for the construction industry that can save jobs and save the planet, but what does it actually mean? Asks James Cash.
  • Green homes grants

    Now this England-only scheme has been given the green light, how successful will it be in reducing carbon emissions? And what is in place for the rest of the UK?
  • Become a Chartered Environmentalist

    There has never been a better time to become a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). Join a growing community of expert environmental professionals today.
  • Shared Warmth

    The Regional Performance Centre (RPC) Dundee at Caird Park, Dundee, is a community hub that is the beginning of a district heating revolution for the area