energy, Housing and design

A seismic change in building standards is underway in Scotland.

Opinion piece by Sarah Lewis, Research & Policy Director, Passivhaus Trust All new build homes in Scotland will soon have to meet greater levels of energy efficiency after the Scottish Government agreed to progress legislation proposed by Scottish Labour MSP Alex Rowley.   In December 2022 Scottish government ministers announced plans to make all new… Continue reading A seismic change in building standards is underway in Scotland.

energy, general, Recycling, textiles

The Retrofit House

James Cash takes a closer look at a project in northeast London that has become a textbook example for retrofitting cold and leaky older buildings The race is on to dramatically reduce carbon emissions across the UK. When the government pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 68% by the end of 2030 – with… Continue reading The Retrofit House

Cycling and green transport, Event, textiles

Futurebuild Final of 3 Webinars

REGISTER FOR TOMORROW 22nd JuneThe industry needs to undergo radical change to achieve net-zero and respond to the climate emergency – how should that happen?We have been set the goals – energy efficiency improvements to all buildings by 2030 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050, requiring a 12% reduction in heat demand every year… Continue reading Futurebuild Final of 3 Webinars

Cycling and green transport, energy, Event, general, textiles

Design For Planet 9th & 10th November FREE EVENT

From Futurebuild and FutureX Linking with COP26Design For Planet is a physical and online event for ANYONE interested or involved in design. From Graphic Design to Fashion, Interior to Landscape & Architecture.Tuesday 9 November 2021 and Wednesday 10 November 2021REGISTER FREE listen to a podcast about the event click the link below. this may… Continue reading Design For Planet 9th & 10th November FREE EVENT