• Blue sky thinking

    Polypipe is acknowledged as a Green Champion for its intelligent, water-management roofing system
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.
  • Living history

    The award-winning Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre is a fine example of sustainable conservation
  • Lighting by numbers

    LED luminaires are designed to replace fluorescent fittings in more ways than one
  • Pooled knowledge

    Isle’s Technology Consultant Sylvia Schuster explains why managing the effects of climate change requires urban transformation, specifically for water management
  • Better living through chemistry

    Ben Green, Divisional Marketing Manager for Alumasc, discusses the installation
    of its carbon dioxide-neutralising roofing at Nottingham Trent University
  • Through the roof

    Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight offers guidance on the thermal performance (U-values) of rooflights and what to look out for in the specification process
  • To the lighthouse

    Stora Enso’s LightHouse project in Joensuu shines a light on the use of wood to reduce the construction industry’s CO2 emissions
  • Dumb cities

    Amy Flemming makes a case in The Guardian for cities to embrace an anthropological approach to planning that works with nature, instead of embracing smart systems.
  • Free chartered environmental webinars

    The Society for the Environment (SocEnv) is committed to facilitating learning and shared good practice across the environmental profession.
  • Pollen count

    Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has published new guidance for the planning and construction industry to create a more resilient and nature-rich urban environment.
  • Low-energy retrofit guide

    EnerPHit is the gold standard of performance for existing buildings. James Traynor’s practical guide provides architects and designers the tools to retrofit our existing buildings.
  • Green recovery

    As the world reels from Covid-19, there have been plenty of positive stories about the effects on nature.
  • 28 Pledge to tackle climate change

    CABE and 27 other members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), together with the UK Green Building Council, the Edge and the University College of Estate Management, have jointly pledged to work together to tackle climate change.
  • Enemy within

    Rebecca Coates, Chair of UK Radon Association and Head of Radon Projects at propertECO, warns of the heightened risk in energy-efficient buildings.
  • Climate of change

    With climate change now widely recognised as a clear and present threat, there’s a growing consensus that a financially justifiable, low-energy path is the best route to a sustainable future. But what does this really mean?
  • Housing of the future

    Murray Warner, Partner at Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, provides a sustainable housing development case study.
  • New energy model

    Associate Director Emma MacLeod of HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt discusses developing the energy strategy of Aberdeen’s Event Complex.
  • School project

    Energys Group’s LED upgrade at Leytonstone School promises carbon reductions of nearly 25 tonnes per year.
  • Into the sun

    David Hulme, Technical Director at Square 4 Services, discusses the considerations and complexities of integrating solar PV into commercial properties and offers a best practice case study.