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[15 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

A significant investment from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is allowing the creation of high quality environmentally sustainable homes along with new jobs in East Hampshire, reports build.co.uk. The Agency has purchased the Quebec Barracks site in Whitehill & Bordon, East Hampshire, from the Ministry of Defence and is set to build 100 ‘much-needed’ […]

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[17 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC) is a £6 million research centre cofounded by Tata Steel, the Low Carbon Research Institute and Welsh Government to accelerate the development of low carbon solutions for the built environment. Converting solar radiation to usable heat energy The SBEC building was fitted with Colorcoat Renew SC® to provide a […]

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[18 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

Retail firms are becoming one of the key players in the fight for sustainability. Ft.com reports retailers are constantly brainstorming new ideas to stay sustainable, from “charging for carrier bags to installing less harmful refrigeration systems”. Sustainable initiatives However, one of the most important techniques in the battle for sustainability is the focus on the […]

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[21 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

“Green” buildings are not just more common than ever, but are also getting greener, bre.co.uk reports. Eco-friendly certification board BREEAM has held its annual awards ceremony to honour those buildings and developers which have made the biggest impact on the world of green developments. At the ceremony, it was noted that these eco-friendly buildings are […]

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[13 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Edinburgh has won the battle to be the host city for the UK’s first green investment bank. Business secretary Vince Cable announced late last week that the bank’s headquarters will be based in the Scottish capital, whilst the main transaction team will operate from London. Image Encourage businesses to invest in green projects The bank […]