The painstaking and sensitive restoration of the National Trust-owned property at Seaton Sluice in Northumberland, a Grade 1 listed Georgian country house, is an impressive feat of design. Building Engineer found out more.
In November, Ofgem gave the green light to the H100 Fife project, a heating modification trial that will convert nearly 300 natural gas-powered homes to hydrogen fuel. The move comes after several recent publications suggest policy makers should think carefully about investing in hydrogen for heating.
The Bunhill 2 Energy Centre in Islington, London, is an innovative facility that transfers heat from the London Underground to people’s homes. We spoke to practice leader Carol Costello from architects Cullinan Studio about how it was achieved.
We speak to Dr Tony Hopkin, Midland Heart’s Head of Construction, Quality and Innovation, about his upcoming CABE webinar where he will present the results from the first construction project to model the Future Homes Standard.
John Davidson, the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) Approval Schemes Manager (Systems), provides an overview and update of important topics in the evolving arena of fire safety standards, which featured in a recent CABE webinar.
The Construction Products Association’s Marketing Integrity Group Chair, Adam Turk, explains how the new Code for Construction Product Information will help to make things clearer for building engineers.
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?