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[9 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The UK’s first green building skills hub has opened in Stoke-on-Trent. The new construction centre will help provide thousands of youngsters with the skills to make British properties more energy efficient. The £11 million education centre will play host to tutorials for up to 300 students and 2,000 workers in the construction industry. Educating on […]

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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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[6 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The application to build a construction centre for a college specialising in nuclear and wind farm industries has been given the green light. The so-called Energy Coast Construction Skills Centre will be built in Lilyhall in Cumbria, pitching the area at the forefront of green technology in the UK. Image source 1 & 2 via […]

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[2 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Construction is about to begin on a brand new energy-efficient hotel and conference facility for the University of Nottingham, reports Business East Midlands. The £20 million complex, situated on the main campus adjacent to the East Midlands Conference Centre, is due to open in December 2012 and will be built to the very highest environmental […]