Author: Femis31-SJ

09 Jul Fantastic 4

A prestigious, £20m building in the heart of Liverpool’s commercial quarter is not only set to be Merseyside’s first speculative office space with a BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating, but is also meeting further exacting sustainability targets No 4 is the final phase of development at St Paul’s...

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07 May Combined knowledge

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems have the potential to reduce carbon emissions significantly, as well as being able to displace a proportion of Grid-supplied electricity with locally generated, lower carbon electricity. Paul Riding, head of innovation, Calor, discusses. With residential and commercial developers increasingly under...

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10 Apr Lino’s share

Julie Dempster, marketing manager, Forbo Flooring Systems looks at the environmental benefits of linoleum. With an influx of manufacturers claiming to have strong environmental credentials, specifiers need to be able to identify the most sustainable products available. In order to select products, specifiers need to consider...

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11 Mar Simple measures

A review of insulation materials reveals that PIR provides a simple solution to constructing greener buildings, says Dale Kaszycki, marketing manager, EcoTherm Insulation (UK). While the construction industry continues to work towards the ultimate goal of zero carbon buildings, improving the energy-efficiency of existing housing stock...

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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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