Advanced eco-building and sustainable living demonstrated through four of the UK’s most innovative eco-building projects. Council houses made from straw, an 1840′s retro-build and two modern eco-houses make a fascinating show-case of what can be achieved. Continue reading
Our home energy use presents a cost in both cash and environmental terms and accounts for a massive 22% of total energy used in the United States. Want to know where we use most of the energy in our homes? How much it costs? Have a look at this great infographic. Continue reading
What constitutes a Green building anyway? What makes it different from conventional construction? These are basic questions but they are issues you’ll want to address if you are thinking about building and you’d like to do it more sustainably. Continue reading
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Reductions in green space in cities aren’t good for the environment, for the air we breath or for our quality of life. Green walls are one way that plant life is being brought back into the city. They are also a means of regulating building temperature and can be a stunning design choice. Continue reading
If your home heating and electricity bills seem to be inexplicably rising, it may be time for window replacements. Energy efficient windows will help you to stop leaking both heat and money. Continue reading