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New Family Homes Coming to Dorset
Sustainable Housing

New Family Homes Coming to Dorset

Westcountry homebuilder Cavanna Homes has extended its South West footprint to the West Dorset town of Beaminster where it will be building new family homes …

Actis welcomes £562 million energy saving investment for social housing and low-income households
Sustainable Housing

Actis welcomes £562 million energy saving investment for social housing and low-income households

The allocation of £500 million towards reducing carbon emissions in 50,000 social housing and low-income households across England and Scotland have been welcomed by insulation …

Building renovation passports should replace EPCs, urge MPs
Sustainable Housing

Building renovation passports should replace EPCs, urge MPs

The UK’s net-zero carbon target for all homes by 2050 is unlikely to be met without a major overhaul of the current system, warn MPs. …

ECO measures have benefited just 7% of homes since launch in 2013
Sustainable Housing

ECO measures have benefited just 7% of homes since launch in 2013

Despite the government’s promise to wage war on fuel poverty across the housing market in England via the implementation of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) …

Saint-Gobain supports homeowners with  Green Homes Grant Guide
Sustainable Housing

Saint-Gobain supports homeowners with Green Homes Grant Guide

Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland launch Green Homes Grant Guide to help homeowners navigate the government scheme. Homeowners in England can apply for vouchers worth up …

Experts encourage construction to embrace new energy assessment
Sustainable Housing

Experts encourage construction to embrace new energy assessment

Building consultancy, C80 Solutions Ltd, has teamed up with electric heating manufacturer, ThermoSphere, to launch TalkSAP10, a new initiative helping the construction sector to understand …

Energy Efficient Homes Central To A Carbon-Free Future
Sustainable Housing

Energy Efficient Homes Central To A Carbon-Free Future

To meet its climate change commitments, the UK government has said all houses, old and new, must be carbon-free by 2050. A review of energy-efficient …

How to make your home more energy-efficient
Sustainable Housing

How to make your home more energy-efficient

In and amongst all the different concerns we have had lately, there are still some other big ones that need still need major consideration. One …

Going green in Lancashire – hundreds of houses installed with solar panels in ground-breaking project
Sustainable Housing

Going green in Lancashire – hundreds of houses installed with solar panels in ground-breaking project

A pivotal residential development featuring 250 properties with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, has completed in Nelson and Colne, Lancashire. Delivered by social housing provider Together …

A window into modular homes
Offsite, Modular & Portable

A window into modular homes

Euramax provides sustainable solution to modular manufacturer Three million new homes must be built in England over the next 20 years to solve its housing …