Recent surveys by the DECC reported that over £34 billion of investment has been made in renewable electricity since 2010 across the private sector.
Buildingtalk and The Build Show are backing the campaign to get VAT reduced on housing renovations and repair work read the top 5 reasons why it makes sense. To keep house prices down the Bank of England say we have to build more houses . So it’s an open door to boom time[…]
Insulating 7m solid wall homes + top 10 UK cities for house building Wetherby Building Systems Following our report last week on the new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund, Wetherby Building Systems reminded us that besides helping kick-start the moribund Green Deal, 7m solid wall properties in the UK could benefit from this grant to[…]
Stroma’s certification schemes cover a wide range of trades and measures connected to Green Deal (PAS 20130) standards, MCS and CPS.
About the the CIAT Awards and how to enter: The Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology 2014 premier built environment accolade which recognises outstanding achievement in the practice of Architectural Technology The Alan King Award 2014 named after the Institutes first President, this Award recognises projects valued £750k or under and have demonstrated outstanding excellence[…]
Extra schools building and Green Deal funding plus UK top solar PV growth Growth in construction continues apace with English schools building programme now boosted by an extra £2bn on top of the allocated £2.4bn for repairs; UK house building is experiencing the longest period of continuous growth in 8 yrs; and aggregates and asphalt[…]
The product can be moved to the installed system to prevent the rig from being damaged or cracked during transportation.
The project has been awarded with the RIBA East Regional Awards and the RIBA East Sustainability Award.
Industry professionals are split on whether the UK is heading towards a housing bubble. This is leading to uncertainty regarding job prospects in the sector, with over half (57%) of industry professionals feeling that the increase in residential sales is not translating to jobs. The survey of over 500 industry professionals by specialist built-environment job[…]
World-first whole-house retrofit success Google smart homes Saint-Gobain Salford House Effective city-wide urban retrofit is still the Holy Grail for a truly sustainable future. It is a big challenge and needs research-based solutions and perhaps some blue-sky thinking’. Saint-Gobain’s support for a world-first’ whole-house retrofit research project at Salford University is featured below. It is[…]