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[4 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced a new long term partnership with Ecobuild – the world’s largest event for sustainable design, the built environment and construction. The collaboration will now see the two organisations work more closely together to champion the business case for a more sustainable and eco-friendly built environment, prnewswire.co.uk reports. […]

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Work has begun on a mixed-use development in Copenhagen which will house the Danish Architecture Centre, dezeen.com reports. Parts of the 27,000-square-metre Bryghusprojecktet will be used by the organisation to ‘spread knowledge about architecture and the built environment’. It will feature exhibition centres, conference rooms, a bookshop, café and auditorium. Image source via OMA Due […]

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[11 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

In order to help the industry deliver greener buildings, a search engine dedicated to sustainable resources has been launched by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC), reports greenwisebusiness.co.uk. Pinpoint, a free-to-use platform that has the backing of a number of firms, contains over 200 resources including reports, case studies, measurement & reporting tools and training […]

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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Buildings account for around 40% of all CO2 emissions and any carbon reduction strategy has to address this in order to deliver real change. Legislation is driving the low and zero carbon agenda across all sectors and there is a legally binding target for 15% of UK energy to come from renewables by 2020. Wales […]

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[6 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

New research has shown that the UK has ranked third in the world for bringing down carbon emissions in the built environment. Thanks partly to the implementation of new policies promoting the use of eco-friendly builds that include exterior cladding and heat recycling devices, the UK has come third in the RICS Global Zero Carbon […]

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[5 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Built Environment Marketing Awards, organised by AJ, AR, Construction News, H&V News, RAC and Lighting magazines are designed to recognise marketing, business and product development excellence and achievement within the construction and built environment supply chain. Corus have been shortlisted for their education sector campaign and for the launch of their branded product Colorcoat Prisma® into Russia.