• HMRC collects record landfill tax

    The HMRC has collected £1bn in extra revenue from investigations into underpaid landfill tax over the past five years, with £281m collected in 2023 alone, says law firm Pinsent Masons.
  • Cementing carbon capture

    Worley and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group will undertake a front-end engineering and design (FEED) project by Heidelberg Materials UK.
  • Wind power

    Denmark’s Henrik Stiesdal and Britain’s Andrew Garrod, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering 2024 winners, were recognised for their developments in wind power technology, advancing the design, manufacture and deployment of high-performance wind turbines.
  • EPC revolution

    The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has published a report – Energy Performance Certificates: Enabling the Home Energy Transition – calling for a holistic ‘net zero-ready’ EPC system to support the decarbonisation of UK homes.
  • SEB-24

    The International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB-24), organised by KES International, is taking place on 18-20 September 2024.
  • Ten steps forward

    An Energy Efficiency Movement (EEM) report shows how industry can reduce global carbon emissions by 11% by 2030 while saving $437bn annually.
  • The kids are alright

    Let’s Go Zero and Retrofit Action for Tomorrow (RAFT) have been trying to address the issue of the poor energy and heat efficiency of school buildings.
  • Foster the people

    Open to universities from across the world, the Engineering for People Design Challenge encourages undergraduates to develop greater awareness of the impacts that engineering can have on society and the environment.
  • It's time to get your hands dirty!

    If you are looking to make a sustainable difference through collaboration, then why not share your expertise with like-minded professionals via the Society for the Environment’s (SocEnv) Soils and Stones project?
  • Power to the people

    How can the built environment work to support residents and create energy-sharing co-operatives, asks Andrew Pearson.
  • Best of both worlds

    A major World Green Building Council study considers how to create affordable and sustainable homes. With the climate emergency and global housing crisis, this is vital, reports Huw Morris.
  • Winter warmer

    In April, Aston University will begin a two-year research project to help improve living conditions in Ukraine by developing affordable cascade heat pumps.
  • Marvellous masonry

    Kyle Alexander, Project and Engineering Manager at IG Masonry Support, highlights meeting environmental targets while creating evermore imaginative, attractive building designs.
  • Industry Opinion

    Murielle Goubard, Global Segment Manager at Malvern Panalytical, discusses the urgent need to turn trash into useful treasure.
  • Myth busters

    The myth that heat pumps do not work well in low temperatures has been dispelled by research from Oxford University and the Regulatory Assistance Project thinktank.
  • Climate action in schools

    EngineeringUK has launched the Climate Schools Programme. This provides teachers in state-funded secondary schools with the resources, knowledge and confidence to address climate change and help students to both explore solutions and discover how engineering and technology are key.
  • The Sleeper awakes

    Climate change and net zero are furrowing the brows of building owners and professionals alike. Huw Morris reports on something that can help.
  • CABE LIVE: Day two round-up

    Last month, from 5-6 December, CABE and CIBSE joined forces for a free, two-day technical symposium and exhibition. Here's a round-up of the second day of speakers.
  • A-Z of CEnv Registration

    Is achieving Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) a New Year’s resolution? To help you achieve your goal, the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) has summarised some top tips for succeeding in your application:
  • CABE LIVE lands in London

    Earlier this month, CABE and CIBSE joined forces for a free, two-day technical symposium and exhibition at London’s ExCel.