sustainable building

Innovative Eco-Houses in the UK

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

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The Benefits of Reclaimed Timber

Today, many varieties of wood which were once abundant and freely available are in very short supply. However, reclaimed timber provides an alternative source. Continue reading

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Green Building Basics [VIDEO]

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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Sustainable Acoustic and Soundproofing Products

Soundproofing, like other building projects, can be approached with sustainability in mind. A range of sustainable acoustic products are available using recycled and eco-friendly materials. Continue reading

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Save Money with Energy Efficient Windows

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

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UK Parliament Consults on Sustainable Building

The UK Parliament is looking to industry for submissions about the state of sustainable building in the country and feedback on the Green Deal. The initiative comes from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment. Continue reading

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