RODFORCT

12 Feb Future vision

Wool, if it were to be invented tomorrow, would be hailed as an environmental super material, says Mark Lynn, commercial and technical director, Second Nature. In Watford, just north of London, a remarkable building has recently been completed. The Natural House, a project undertaken by The Prince’s...

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10 Jan Refurb challenge

Denise Freeman, head of marketing, Sto discusses how wsing External Wall Insulation Systems can address the big issue of inefficient housing stock. We all know the figures: 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050; 30% of all carbon emissions come from housing; 80% of the houses...

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18 Dec VIPS: the next generation insulation

New solutions must be found for those problem areas where, increasingly, the space available for insulation is at a premium, says Tony Millichap, technical manager, Kingspan Insulation. VIPS: the next generation insulationThere is increasing pressure on the construction industry to develop new approaches to the issue...

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20 Nov Plumb Center’s eco credentials acknowledged

Plumb Center was recognised as Best Plumbing and Heating Merchant (Environmental Focus) at the recent Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence. Having been short listed in the final three, the company's dedication to promoting sustainability and renewable technologies throughout its business helped to secure the coveted...

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13 Jul RE:FIT programme scheme achieves double success

E.ON Sustainable Energy and Newham University Hospital Trust are the proud recipients of two prestigious industry awards recognising joint achievements in delivering a major energy-saving initiative at Newham University Hospital under the Mayor’s of London, Boris Johnson's, RE:FIT programme. The innovative project helped the hospital achieve...

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15 Jun Clear and simple philosophy

Plugwise has a clear and simple philosophy: the Greenest energy is the energy you do not use. Plugwise is not just a system to monitor and switch off appliances, it is a comprehensive, efficient and simple-to-use system, to reduce energy consumption and therefore save you...

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