• Integrated approach to flooding

    The Property Care Association (PCA) is calling for an integrated approach of natural flood defences and individual building resilience to tackle increased flood risk caused by climate change.
  • Industry opinion

    Was the light bulb the death of building design? asks Lee Marshall, Chartered Engineer and Managing Director of Viridis
  • Bat's the way to do it

    Lessening the impact of the built environment is a big responsibility, one that Aggregate Industries takes seriously
  • Making a stand

    As the climate crisis forces the construction industry to take stock, the responsibility rests with us, says Dr Mike Cook, Chair of IStructE’s Climate Emergency Task Group
  • Carbon Counting

    The climate emergency means that cuttings carbon emissions is a priority for all Building Engineers and construction professions.
  • Showcase your enviornmental achievements

    Each year, the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) Awards showcase the outstanding work of registered environmental professionals as part of the organisation’s World Environment Day celebrations.
  • Sustainable warmth

    The Fuel Poverty Strategy report, Sustainable Warmth, sets out the government’s plans for protecting vulnerable households.
  • Green budget prompts blues

    March’s budget faced a number of criticisms from the construction sector for its lack of focus on climate crisis initiatives.
  • More time needed

    The government is under pressure to extend the green homes grant scheme beyond March 2022 after a committee of MPs described progress as moving at a snail’s pace.
  • Build back greener

    Ibrahim Imam, co-founder of PlanRadar, says the UK’s green recovery hinges on construction embracing technology.
  • Green energy grids

    Working with Ofgem, Energy Networks Association (ENA) members have drawn up plans to unlock early investment (up to £300m) in the grid to support the future technologies driving green jobs and growth in the UK.
  • Industry Opinion

    Stuart Fairlie MCABE believes the new energy standards are a jab in the arm for low-carbon living – and there’s no time like the present for getting ready
  • Lockdown highlight energy waste

    Acuity Brands’ second annual State of Energy Management report gave an interesting insight into building management considerations for business premises that remain empty during Covid-19 lockdowns.
  • Plastic fantastic

    Dom de Ville, Senior Consultant, Sancroft, discusses how to avoid the mounting plastic packaging problem
  • Green homes training

    In September 2020, the government launched the Green Homes Grant scheme. Homeowners and landlords can apply for vouchers to contribute to the cost of energy-saving home improvements – up to £5,000 for most homeowners, or £10,000 for low-income households.
  • Building a better future

    World Green Building Council highlights innovation in the sustainable building sector with Building A Better Future series of documentary-style films.
  • Rigorous new targets for green building revolution

    All homes and businesses in England will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption and bills, to help to protect the environment, the Housing Minister Chris Pincher has announced.