Sustainability Focus

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    Features

    Government Soft Landings: Strings attached

    2013-08-01T06:00:00Z

    Government Soft Landings will apply to all central government projects by 2016 - here’s what you need to know

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    Features

    Building's new home: 240 Blackfriars Road

    2013-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Great Portland Estates has gone the extra mile to make sure 240 Blackfriars Road will appeal to its demanding occupiers - such as, well, Building Magazine, for example

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    Arla's zero-carbon dairy

    2013-06-28T00:00:00Z

    Arla’s £150m project will be most environmentally friendly dairy in the world. Thomas Lane reports on progress at this unique industrial building

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    Features

    Sustainability: Resource efficiency

    2013-06-27T06:00:00Z

    Adam Mactavish and Louise Greenhalgh of Sweett Group look at ways of improving competitiveness and profitability through the efficient use of resources

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    How to be a Green Deal assessor

    2013-06-21T06:00:00Z

    What’s involved in working as a Green Deal assessor, what training is required and what skills are needed? Read on to find out

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    Features

    Whole-life carbon: Domestic

    2013-06-20T06:00:00Z

    Lifecycle analysis sheds light on whether retrofitting or rebuilding will best help the government to deliver its 2050 carbon reduction targets

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    Features

    It's a regulations jungle out there

    2013-06-13T06:00:00Z

    Can green certification schemes around the world ever be consolidated to avoid all the confusion?

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    Features

    Sustainable project of the year 2013

    2013-04-19T12:29:00Z

    Among a truly impressive array of projects that have gone green in a myriad ways, Max Fordham and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ The Hive project in Worcester struck the judges with its holistic environmental approach

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    Features

    House of straw

    2013-04-17T06:00:00Z

    An affordable co-ownership scheme made of straw is proving highly energy efficient

  • economics
    Features

    Sustainability: European housing

    2013-04-11T06:00:00Z

    Phil Birch of Sweett Group reviews recent research by the Energy Bill Revolution campaign to assess what it is going to take to turn the UK into the energy efficiency champion of Europe