Swish manufactures guttering and pipe products from 84% recycled material to produce savings of 70% in CO2 generation compared to virgin material.
Commenting on the Energy Company Obligation and Flood Re schemes, John said that the government is going to have difficulty seeing through the proposals unless they start reducing energy demand and carbon emissions rapidly.
Over 200 delegates attended the event, which aimed to discuss ways in which the policy could progress, as well as examining how energy efficiency and carbon reductions can be achieved in existing non-domestic buildings.
The initiative was first launched in 2012, with Back to the Floor collecting and reprocessing smooth vinyl, cushioned vinyl flooring, plus Marmoleum and Flotex installation off-cuts being recycled back into new Forbo products.
Buildingtalk Editor, Howard Chapman: the best and the latest in sustainable building will be showcased at Ecobuild over the next 3 days at ExCel in London. I will be there to check out the new products, drop in on the conference arenas, take in a key seminar or two, and perhaps catch up with some[…]
Paul Toyne, Sustainability Director, Balfour Beatty CSUK will be speaking at Ecobuild 2014 Is future-proofing our towns and cities against climate change a national security issue? What do the following have in common? Future cities, green energy, design, retrofit and refurbishment, water, waste and materials, building performance and BIM? Answer: They are the topic themes[…]
A construction video showcasing the work undertaken for the project is available to view on Centriforce’s YouTube Channel.
Debates about sustainability do not occur in a vacuum. Population growth is one variable that can put huge pressure on the environment and, if the figures from the Office for National Statistics are anything to go by, then that pressure is only going to increase in the UK. According to the ONS’s latest figures, the[…]
The software carries out the approved methodology for ECO scoring by using an automated process for quick and simple calculations and features an online tool and web interface that are compatible with existing CRM systems. The ECO Engine programme forms part of Stroma Certification’s existing Green Deal and ECO software, with multiple solutions available to[…]
Director of resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting, Keith Freegard, advised industry representatives that the need for the design concept is vital if managers want to improve the quality of products and gain more profit from multi-million pound investments. Key ideas put forward at the conference included the benefits of installing effective management information systems to[…]