A directory of sustainable construction products and green building materials available in the UK. Product pages feature essential specifier information.
Design guidance includes sections on housing refurb/retrofit
, inspirational images
and articles that promote energy and material efficiency.
Thermal bypass is a relatively little understood form of heat loss. Mark Siddall reviews the concepts
Wood fibre insulation has a wide range of applications
Understanding the provenance of construction materials, including their environmental impact, is an essential skill-set of the green specifier.
Guide to renewable energy systems such as wind turbines, ground source heat pumps, biomass boilers, solar PV, solar hot water, micro CHP etc.
Improving the energy efficiency of existing housing is critical to carbon reduction
Formaldehyde has long been a staple constituent of binders and adhesives, but now questions are being asked about its safe inclusion in building products.