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Famous, green ‘demountable house’ reborn as holiday retreat  Rate it
Famous, green  ‘demountable house’ reborn as holiday retreat A ‘demountable house’ fabricated in 1944 by one of the world’s most famous designers, Jean Prouvé, has been transformed into a sustainable, 'portable' holiday home as part of a unique project by architect Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and building services and environmental consultants ChapmanBDSP. read more...read more...

Affordable 'green' homes make lives better for Ealing families  Rate it
New, Affordable 'green' Homes for Ealing Much-needed, affordable family eco homes built for Ealing Council have been completed on time and within budget thanks to the careful project management of Birmingham based Allen Construction Consultancy Limited. read more...read more...

With cheap PV and batteries, do we need grids?  Rate it
With cheap PV and batteries, do we need grids? In his latest article for 'GBEzine', the UK's longest established 'green building' magazine, author and energy specialist David Elliott wonders if the grid could one day become an unnecessary infrastructural burden. With around half of green energy generation in Germany now being in the hands of consumers and local energy co-ops, and the cost of PV falling almost daily, some look to a future in which power grids and big utility companies are less important - most of us will generate the energy we need locally. read more...read more...

UK solar PV industry future lies in the balance  Rate it
UK solar PV industry future lies in the balance The head of one of the UK’s long-established solar photovoltaic (PV) installation companies has called for common sense and a long-term sensible approach regarding the future of solar Feed-in-Tariffs (FITS), to avoid wasting the gains that have been achieved over recent years. read more...read more...

Relaxing Planning Laws could be Detrimental to society in the long term  Rate it
Relaxing Planning Laws could be Detrimental to society in the long term The Land Trust has cautiously welcomed the recent Government's announcement to speed up appropriate development, but is concerned that by relaxing the planning process on brownfield land, it removes the crucial decision making process to ensure that the use of land is appropriately balanced. read more...read more...

I'll huff and I'll puff until I've built my eco-home!  Rate it
I'll huff and I'll puff until I've built my eco-home! If you were to ask almost anyone on the street what comes to mind when you mention the phrase 'green building' to them, they will inevitable say "straw bale!" Maybe it provokes memories from the fairy tale 'The 3 little pigs' or it may just be that they have seen some striking examples of straw bale homes on popular TV shows such as 'Grand Designs.' read more...read more...
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