London leaders look to upskill construction workers for net zero

This is after 91% of industry professionals felt the sector wasn’t ready for the changes needed

Real estate firm Hines sets net zero goal across all buildings by 2040

It intends to achieve the target by reducing emissions through the implementation of renewable technologies and sustainable initiatives throughout its portfolio of 1,530 properties in 285 cities across 28 countries

Buildings and heat pumps – where to start?

Watch this Pathway to Net Zero Session from the inaugural Big Zero Show to find out

New energy regulations to slash emissions from all new builds in Scotland

The new standards, which will apply from December 2022, support plans for all new buildings to have zero-emission heating systems from 2024

US awards $39m to turn buildings into carbon storage structures

Projects aim to increase the total amount of carbon stored in buildings to create carbon sinks, which absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than released during the construction process

Low carbon homes hit Leicester

The new homes produce 75% less carbon than typical houses

New building energy efficiency tracker launched

It is self-installed and tracks the carbon and energy use of properties

Electric tipper trucks are go!

A Blackpool-based company becomes the first in the UK to deploy the trucks

Community building retrofits in Canada receive $3.2m funding

The Green Municipal Fund’s Community Building Retrofit initiative is providing the funding for 16 projects led by municipalities

Building emissions must drop for net zero, say MPs

Built environment currently accounts for a quarter of the UK’s emissions