Don’t demolish, retrofit!

That’s the claim of engineers who believe government should set more ambitious targets to decarbonise the construction sector

UK unlocks £160m energy efficiency package for social houses

The investment is forecast to help tenants save around £170 per year on energy bills

Climate change ‘could make UK’s office-to-flat conversions uninhabitable’

Repurposing commercial buildings could create swathes of homes that are unfit for living in future climate conditions, according to a new report

ENGIE lands £33m housing maintenance and repairs contract with Manchester City Council

ENGIE has a strong and established partnership with Manchester City Council, already delivering repairs and maintenance services to more than 400 council buildings across the city

LaSalle achieves ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM rating with 60 London Wall building

The real estate investment firm acquired the 10-storey office development in the City of London on behalf of The California State Teachers’ Retirement System

Could buildings made from ‘living bricks’ spell the end of fossil fuels?

The ALICE research consortium has created a prototype technology it claims could revolutionise clean building design

How social housing can reach net zero by using energy management to cut carbon

Ravi Kalyan, Energy Analytics Manager at SSE Enterprise, examines the social housing service charge conundrum and how achieving net zero is being impacted

Major UK housebuilder commits to net zero emissions by 2040

Barratt Developments has also set a target to ensure its new house types will be net zero carbon by 2030

amber energy joins UK Green Building Council

The energy management consultancy and utilitech firm has signed up to help building owners and occupiers cut bills, improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon impacts

‘Most sustainable film and TV production site in the world’ given green light

The project is set to use reduced embodied carbon in construction and will have the capability to generate 20% of its own energy on-site through solar energy