Is building green equal to building healthy environments for people?
Efficient Behavior in Non-Domestic Buildings
Reducing energy consumption in the work environment could be a game-changer for sustainability.
The Value of Green Building Certifications
Understanding the advantages of green building certifications.
No More Zero Carbon
How does scrapping zero carbon building policies in the UK affect emissions estimates?
Motivations for home energy retrofit
As energy retrofit programs continue to be popular, the motivations for doing so vary from energy savings to noise reduction to improved acoustic conditions and even enhanced building appearance.
Sustainable Construction at a Premium?
How a new era of sustainably built buildings can be realized.
Our cities and buildings exacerbate the negative effects of climate change. In particular, the impacts of rising temperatures. But they don’t have to.
Green buildings are a popular step towards reducing carbon emissions, but what about the carbon associated with building materials?
Thermal improvements in historic buildings go a long way to reducing their energy consumption.
Heritage buildings may be a pleasant visual reminder of another time but their anachronistic energy consumption is far less pleasant.