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The darkest hour is just before the dawn – the Green Deal is upon us 741.69 KB

The new energy company obligation is likely to lead to a substantial increase in...
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Why we should have minimum and maximum per occupant space standards in the British Passivhaus criteria 612.90 KB

Andrew Farr has seen too many households crammed into such small spaces they are...
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Embrace BIM it’s a great tool for sustainable design 609.61 KB

BIM is well worth exploring says Elrond Burrell, who explains here how he and his...
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Tunnel vision in the sustainable building sector: time for a new way forward 651.14 KB

Are we saving energy while the planet dies? Danny Lee of the Self-Sustaining Building...
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Can we afford to be green? 518.42 KB

Neil May says that we need to grapple with macro-economics if we are to understand...
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Hard science can convince the hardest noses – just show them the figures 596.95 KB

Gary Wilburn, Creative Director at HPW Architecture, is convinced that even uninterested...
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‘I could do that’ – Ecohomes bridge the confidence gap 561.86 KB

AECB Trustee Mischa Hewitt shares his enthusiasm for Eco Open Homes, arguing that...
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Without SME’s the national refurb just isn’t going to happen 635.51 KB

Catrin Maby is Chief Executive of Severn Wye Energy Agency, an educational charity...
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Who will protect householders from the dodgy ‘green tech’ salesmen? 525.95 KB

Geoff Stow teaches the theory and practice of sustainable building and self-building....
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FIT and ECO are never going to solve fuel poverty 686.17 KB

Journalist and AECB contributor Kate de Selincourt shares her personal view that...
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Sustainable Development in a Pickle 626.29 KB

In this topical soapbox Philip challenges the assumption that new development around...
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It’s time to think ‘Inside the Shell’ 281.45 KB

By ‘shell’ I mean of course the structure of a building, and it is time for architects...