Barny evans bw 2018

Solving the CO2 problem: Buildings in a post-carbon world


Reducing CO2 emissions has long been top of the agenda across sectors. But do we now have the tools to fundamentally solve this problem? Barny Evans thinks so

Phil draper bw 2018

ESOS phase 2 - the answer could be right in front of you


Phil Draper from Cavendish Engineers on phase 2 of the government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme and the benefits for UK companies as we countdown to Brexit

Amy kobelis bw 2017

WWF takes a journey towards an 'outstanding' green building - what to consider


The WWF-UK’s Woking headquarters achieved a BREEAM Outstanding rating - what are the most important factors to consider when working on an eco-project?

Richard Threlfall

It's easy if you try


Imagine a future where autonomous vehicles and intelligent transport networks create not only stress-free commutes, but also quieter and greener cities

harry verhaar 2017 bw

Why renovation acceleration is key to winning the war against global warming


The fact that change is not beyond us is positive news and should increase our resolve to limit global warming, but our society faces an immense test

ann gordon bw 2017

In building urban communities, we can tackle air pollution


Fighting air pollution can be tough, for those in master planning and city design, we know the war can be won

Jasmine Low

Show me the money: spending the carbon offset fund


As climate change continues to be at the forefront of our minds, the construction and building services industry needs to re-evaluate its true environmental impact

Barny evans bw

What should the building sector be doing for air quality?


The war on air quality will be won, but at the current rate there will be plenty of casualties along the way.

Nick Cullen

The wrong targets


The UK is about to miss a key renewables target but there have been substantial improvements in carbon reduction

Barny Evans

Overheating, the beginning of the end?


The days of homes overheating could be drawing to an end as low carbon design starts to become obsolete

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