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[30 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Durham University has constructed a new green building, in the hope of cutting its carbon emissions. Built using sustainable construction methods, the Palatine Centre will offer student-facing services in its new office space. Image source Environmentally-friendly features at the very heart of the design The building utilised a host of eco-friendly measures – such as […]

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[19 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Green building practices are becoming the norm across the globe, with Singapore and the UK setting the best examples, according to a new poll. The survey, conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction, indicated that 65 per cent of British construction companies are planning a green renovation project within the next three years. That’s way above the global […]

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[12 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Consistent policies will be key to the increased development of green buildings in the UK, according to industry leaders. An investigation conducted by University of Hull researchers has concluded that many smaller green construction industries would benefit from clearer building standards being enforced by the government. Green funding and planning policies need addressing In a […]