Tag Archive: sustainability

Aug 06 2015

Building for our future climate

At Risk Infrastructure

UK infrastructure has suffered severe disruption in recent years, from rail disruption caused by the hottest day since 2006 to flooding and storm damage during the winter of 2013/14.  This raises the question – how well prepared are we for future climate?

 

Weather vs Climate:

An important distinction to make when discussing this topic …

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Oct 23 2014

Using technology to achieve BREEAM, LEED and Green Star accreditation

Sustainability is becoming intrinsically linked to the construction and real estate industries’ financial agenda. The UK Government’s first chief construction advisor Paul Morrell regularly repeated his view that, while “Cash is King,” “Carbon is Queen.” Creating a built environment that is more sustainable in the long term remains at the heart of government thinking.

Driving …

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