News - 10 Sep 2003
Modern modular housing is dominated by traditional timber framing but Building magazine has published an article reporting on a showdown in Sussex between timber frame housing and a new modular system...
News - 9 Sep 2003
The Green Building Store have just released a case study on their website outlining how a couple in Dorset turned a simple house extension into a two storey ‘sunspace’ that remains warm in...
News - 8 Sep 2003
A one day conference is to be held in London on the 22nd of October to look at best practice in housing and urban design and how to deliver innovative solutions.
Full details are available from the...
News - 3 Sep 2003
The national regeneration agency, English Partnerships, supports high quality sustainable growth across England by building affordable homes and new communities, bringing new life to established...
News - 25 Aug 2003
Heating kitchens can be difficult due to a lack of wall space for a standard radiator. This problem has been addressed by radiator designer and manufacturer Aestus with their slimline Unotech...
News - 22 Aug 2003
Based in Missoula, Montana is a relatively new nonprofit organisation, homeWORD. They promote and develop affordable housing through innovative and sustainable means. The projects are...
News - 19 Aug 2003
The Greenwich Millennium Village has reduced it’s onsite construction waste by more than 50% and in the process saved £150,000 on skip costs.
Lessons learnt in waste reduction have resulted two...
News - 18 Aug 2003
The first UK trade association to achieve greenhouse gas emissions verification is The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).
After exceeding its energy-saving targets outlined in its government...
News - 15 Aug 2003
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has launched their “Positive Image” campaign to attract 13 to 19 year olds to consider a career in construction.
The campaign will aim to...
News - 7 Aug 2003
Ovonic Solar, the world leader in thin-film amorphous silicon solar technology and GenFlex Roofing Systems, a supplier of single-ply roofing products and systems, have joined forces to introduce solar...