A PLACE IN THE SUN

SunBloc is the UK’s only entry in the 2012 Solar Decathlon competition – an energy-efficient home designed by London Metropolitan University students – and it needs support from the sustainable building industry. To develop solutions for the global issue of sustainable building, the Solar Decathlon Competition was created in Washington 2009 by the US Department of Energy. … Read moreA PLACE IN THE SUN

SUSTAINABILITY: THE OPPORTUNITY OF OUR TIME

Steve Malkin, CEO of Planet First and founder of the Planet Mark, writes for Greenbuildnews.co.uk about the opportunity sustainable business practice can offer. In September, a coalition of Europe’s largest institutional investors committed $100 billion to decarbonising their portfolios. As well as reducing energy and carbon emissions on a huge scale, this announcement was a … Read moreSUSTAINABILITY: THE OPPORTUNITY OF OUR TIME

RHI: The Facts

Alastair Murray gives an overview of the Renewable Heat Incentive. The majority of people in the UK construction industry have heard of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Architects and consultants appear to have got to grips with the general concepts and have an idea of the tariffs for each technology. For those of you that … Read moreRHI: The Facts

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