22 Jan 2019

Death of the traditional office space? Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: The advent of co-working has changed the way our offices are built and occupied, says Waterman Group.

22 Jan 2019

Government zero building standard insufficient, says UKGBC Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: The UK Green Building Council believes the cost optimality assessment for nearly zero energy buildings does nothing to improve energy performance standards.

14 Jan 2019

Chinese smart cities on the rise

Sustainable Building Briefing: The Chinese smart city market could be worth £2.87 trillion by 2022, according to the Chinese Government.

Asia, China
5 Oct 2018

Brunel’s solar cells use heat pipes to boost efficiency

Sustainable Building Briefing: The snap-together PV panels combine with heat pipes to create a system that generates electricity and makes use of waste heat.

27 Sep 2018

Asbestos detection tech set for launch

Sustainable Building Briefing: Alert Technology’s real-time detector measures airborne asbestos fibres.

7 Jun 2018

Green polymers and 3D printing materials have fast growth prospects Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: Global demand for green polymer additives, 3D printing materials and roof insulation are all forecast to rise, according to Market Research Future.

8 Jan 2018

District heating network set for Scottish shipyard site Locked

Brownfield Briefing: A new energy centre will grace an old shipyard site at Queens Quay in Clydebank.

Europe, UK
30 Aug 2017

Swansea site works underway

Sustainable Building Briefing: Site investigation works are set to begin on a major regeneration project in Swansea that includes a 3,500-seat indoor arena.

22 Feb 2017

Lucideon looks beyond brick Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: Materials technology company Lucideon believes brick manufacturers must diversify their product offerings if the heavy clay industry is to be sustainable in the coming years.

1 Feb 2017

OS data to boost green UAE development Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Ordnance Survey International and Deimos UK’s geospatial data will be used to improve the management of natural resources and development of infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates.

25 Jan 2017

Government’s £100m CCS competition criticised Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: The National Audit Office says the Government has gained little from a £100m Carbon Capture competition, which aimed to support adoption of the technology.

11 Jan 2017

UK-GBC launches innovation programme Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: The UK Green Building Council has launched the Innovation Lab to encourage industry professionals to come up with - and share sustainable solutions to built environment problems.

14 Dec 2016

Smart strategies could save Washington $5bn Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: The city-wide adoption of smart surface technologies could save Washington DC $5bn, according to Capital E.

23 Nov 2016

BEIS publishes review of amplitude modulation from turbines Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: There is enough evidence of increased annoyance from amplitude modulation noise* (AM) from wind turbines to recommend its control through planning conditions according to a BEIS review.

5 Oct 2016

University showcases energy-positive classroom Locked

Sustainable Building Briefing: A team at Swansea University has built a classroom that generates more heat and electricity than it consumes.