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[2 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

The man responsible for creating the BREEAM rating for energy-efficient buildings was recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, mkweb.co.uk reports. John Doggart – sometimes dubbed ‘Mr Solar’ – was chosen for an OBE at this year’s ceremony in recognition of his sustainability work. Whilst Doggart has a number of achievements under his belt, it […]

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[24 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans for a The Green Build Hub – a ‘living laboratory’ for sustainable construction – have been released by the Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust, businesscornwall.co.uk reports. The Hub will not only be constructed using the most sustainable methods available – including recycled tyres – but will also serve as a lab for testing out new […]