Category: Sustainability

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action
Sustainability

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged the UK government to follow the example of Germany, which has announced plans to spend €177.5bn on …

REGULATE OR FAIL: TOO PASSIVE ON PASSIVHAUS
Sustainability

REGULATE OR FAIL: TOO PASSIVE ON PASSIVHAUS

Anyone interested in building design and energy conservation will have come across the Passivhaus standard. This internationally recognised benchmark has for some years been the …

PROPOSED PART Z AND EMBODIED CARBON REGULATION
Sustainability

PROPOSED PART Z AND EMBODIED CARBON REGULATION

Despite research by the UK Green Building Council (Nov 2021) showing that embodied carbon emissions due to the construction process, maintenance and demolition of buildings, …

Groundwork partners with SEGRO to launch a new Green Employment Skills Programme
Sustainability

Groundwork partners with SEGRO to launch a new Green Employment Skills Programme

SEGRO – the leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and industrial property – and Groundwork – the federation of charities focused on mobilising …

DELIVERING BETTER TOGETHER: PICK EVERARD PLEDGES FOCUS ON COLLABORATION, CARBON NEUTRALITY AND INNOVATION
Sustainability

DELIVERING BETTER TOGETHER: PICK EVERARD PLEDGES FOCUS ON COLLABORATION, CARBON NEUTRALITY AND INNOVATION

Pick Everard announces ambitious business strategy to become the first-choice consultancy in the industry Collaboration forms a key part of all five of the firm’s …

ROCKWOOL partners with Swansea University to explore capturing carbon emissions
Sustainability

ROCKWOOL partners with Swansea University to explore capturing carbon emissions

ROCKWOOL has entered a research partnership with Swansea University to develop CCUS technology ROCKWOOL has announced it is partnering with the Energy Safety Research Institute …

New programme launched to fast track low carbon transport
Sustainability

New programme launched to fast track low carbon transport

A new programme has been launched to accelerate the next wave of low carbon transport in the South and East of England. UK Power Networks …

Why the Sustainability Carrot Beats the Sustainability Stick
Sustainability

Why the Sustainability Carrot Beats the Sustainability Stick

Andrea Fawell, Sales and Marketing Director of award-winning property developers Kebbell, reveals if problems in the energy markets are driving purchasers to more efficient new …

NEW RESEARCH BY DEEPKI SHOWS THAT INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LEADS THE WAY IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE ESG PERFORMANCE
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NEW RESEARCH BY DEEPKI SHOWS THAT INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LEADS THE WAY IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE ESG PERFORMANCE

New research by Deepki, the ESG data intelligence firm, which surveyed 250 European pension fund managers* in the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy, with …

Ibstock puts sustainability at the heart of its presence at London Festival of Architecture
Sustainability

Ibstock puts sustainability at the heart of its presence at London Festival of Architecture

Two of the biggest environmental challenges we face as a society – tackling habitat loss and designing ‘carbon conscious’ buildings – are areas of focus …