United Kingdom

European Sustainable Energy Award for Prisons    
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Type: Link

Energiesprong into Action! Social housing as a catalyst for net-zero energy refurbishment markets   Some 50 international partners of Energiesprong gathered in Nottingham, UK during the 24 and 25 of October, 2017 to share good practice and discuss the development of the Energiesprong concept. Energiesprong Market Development Teams from the UK, Netherlands, France and Germany were joined by suppliers and housing associations to showcase the Energiesprong approach to housing retrofit and new build.  
Post date: 15 Nov 2017
Type: News

To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome and discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper.   Energy consumption in the construction sector is a key issue in the fight against climate change. It is often approached when planning new buildings, but there is little tendency to renovate the existing stock.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: News

Official figures show that renewable energy has hit record popularity in the UK, while support for fracking has hit a record low.
Post date: 8 Nov 2017
Type: News

The University of Edinburgh moves £60 million into sustainability and low-carbon companies  
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
Type: News

Getting the measure of fuel poverty - Final Report of the Fuel Poverty Review  
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

Fuel Poverty: The problem and its measurement - Interim Report of the Fuel Poverty Review  
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) and Natural Fibre Insulation Group has developed a CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market. The content has been curated by industry experts and gives an introduction to natural fibre insulations; exploring the scientific makeup of the different fibres, outlining their exemplary performance characteristics and showcasing examples of their many uses in practice.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: News

    nZEB training in the Southern EU countries – Maintaining building traditions    
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Link

Moisture and breathability – the key to building performance and healthy buildings A joint event with The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products and supported by STBA, SPAB and ISIBIO.   Buildings should be considered not as standalone discrete entities, but as part of a system in constant and dynamic interaction with people and the environment. This interconnectedness means benefits, problems, solutions and consequences cannot be effectively addressed in isolation.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2017
Type: Event