A single-family house with a shared party wall between adjoining buildings which is comprised of a ground floor, first floor and basement for office and housing.
Post date: 30 May 2013
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Post date: 27 Jun 2012
Zero Waste Scotland aims to drive innovation and change in the house-building market by supporting a development partner or partner group to demonstrate how resource efficiency measures can be included within the design and construction, and how this can contribute towards a resource efficient lifestyle for future occupants. The exemplar build will be required to meet the 2016 Scottish Building Standards.
Post date: 14 May 2012
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Post date: 21 Dec 2011
The ‘roadmap to a resource-efficient Europe’ identifies the sectors – particularly food, housing and transport – that consume most resources and outlines how the region can grow while using fewer resources. The report looks at key natural resources like raw materials, metals, energy, biodiversity and water, which have been used to fuel economic growth as if they were inexhaustible.
To read the report, please go to the relevant BUILD UP publication here.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
(Reuters) A roadmap to be unveiled by the EU's executive Commission next week will lay out the executive's thinking on targets and policy proposals for the EU to use resources more efficiently in the coming years, as the bloc struggles to ensure security of supply for energy and other raw materials.
Post date: 14 Sep 2011
In response to the need for more sustainable construction, new concepts, phrases, terms and expressions are being used in the construction industry across Europe. These concepts are aimed at improving the environmental, social and economic impact of the industry and its outputs.
Post date: 23 May 2011
Part four of the Green Paper (p.33-p.48) deals with issues relating to making better use of public procurement in support of common societal goals such as the protection of the environment, higher resource and energy efficiency and combating climate change, promoting innovation and social inclusion, and ensuring the best possible conditions for the provision of high quality public services.
Post date: 23 May 2011
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