Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Latest innovations in sustainability and energy efficiency that affect the built environment including renewable energy sources and technologies designed to improve energy efficiency.
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BUILDINGTALK | Thu, 5 Dec 2013
Major industry leaders and Government ministers have signed a joint initiative to reduce carbon in infrastructure in line with the UK’s climate change commitments. The Infrastructure Carbon Review sets out a series of actions for government, clients and suppliers that have the potential to reduce up to 24 million tonnes of carbon and save the UK £1.46 billion a year by 2050. Read the report in full plus an in-depth response by Balfour Beatty.
Public Sector Building Magazine | Thu, 5 Dec 2013
With the UK’s population continuing to rise sharply, what steps can public bodies take to ensure that our towns and cities are put on a sustainable footing for the long-term? Armando Raish, managing director of living walls company, Treebox, argues that greening up urban environments is crucial if towns are to become truly sustainable…
Stroma | Tue, 3 Dec 2013
Stroma Certification’s ECO Engine is the only software on the market to be granted approval on Ofgem’s behalf by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) for undertaking ECO scoring calculations for all measures.
Axion Recycling | Fri, 29 Nov 2013
The Paper Recycling Conference Europe highlighted the need for incorporating future proof design concepts into the layout and operating principles of new Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs).
Axion Recycling video article
Axion Recycling Ltd was formed in 2001 by Directors Keith Freegard and Roger Morton to develop and operate innovative processing solutions for recycling waste materials. Axion Polymers and Axion Consulting are two companies that have grown out of this business.
Passivent video download article
Hadlow, United Kingdom
A pioneer in natural ventilation, the Passivent name is recognised for providing innovative yet practical solutions for the ventilation of both domestic and commercial buildings. The company’s range has been extended to provide a ‘one-stop shop’ for sustainable solutions ...