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Eco-Friendly Architecture: Designing for a Greener Tomorrow

With technological advances moving as quick as they are, every industry is constantly evolving. This is especially true with many of us now more environmentally conscious than ever before. Over the last few years, we have played a part in lots of eco-friendly architecture projects and it’s safe to say they’re a firm favourite among our team! This being said, there are more elements to consider than you may at first think… 4 Considerations for Truly Sustainable Architecture Project  Eco-friendly architecture goes much further than being mindful of the materials being used. Below are 4 areas of consideration you may […]

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Sustainable Building: Reducing your carbon footprint

Every sector is striving to achieve greater levels of sustainability and the construction industry is no exception. According to a study, building a new house creates between 15 and 100 tons of carbon dioxide, contributing to the gradual decline of the planet. With advancements in technology and research, however, sustainable building is more accessible than ever. Below are just a few considerations for your next project. Reducing and Controlling Waste Every project is going to incur some waste, even when it comes to sustainable building. How much, however, is completely controllable and should be a vital consideration for your upcoming […]

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Government Grants for Energy Efficiency

With autumn fast approaching, for many homeowners, the colder months are firmly on our minds. Whether it’s a boiler upgrade or new insulation that you’re in need of, like many, you’re probably facing financial limitations given the current cost of living crisis. With this in mind, our team have put together this blog to let you know your many options when it comes to government grants for energy efficiency. What is a Government Grant? A grant is a type of financial funding that is not liable to be paid back. There are a plethora of government funded schemes on offer […]

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4 Future Environmental Design Features of a Sustainable Home

The Future Home Standard (FHS) of 2025 looks to ensure new homes are producing 75-80% lower carbon emissions. This is in line with the UK government’s overarching objective of transitioning to a net-zero economy by 2050. With the built environment accounting for approximately 25% of the UK’s total emissions, this is a welcome change. The FHS looks to decarbonise new homes by focusing on reducing heat waste. They also encourage the improvement of heating and hot water technologies. This looks to be achieved in part by replacing current technologies with low-carbon alternatives. But what other future environmental design features can […]

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School Architecture: Reducing your carbon footprint

We’re all trying to do our bit to help the planet and the education sector is no exception. When it comes to school architecture, there are a multitude of ways you can work to reduce your carbon footprint right from the off. This means that not only are you able to inspire the next generation, but you’re also able to do so with little negative impact on their future. What is a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is a measurement of how much greenhouse gas is produced through the daily activities of an individual, school, organisation, or community. In the […]

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Environmental Building: How to make your property more eco-friendly

If there is any hope of transitioning to a net-zero economy by 2050, everyone must play their part. Whilst actions like recycling and taking public transport are valuable, alone, they are insufficient. If we want to make a significant impact, substantial change is necessary. Environmental building is a great way of turning these ambitions into reality. The issue is, however, that 80% of the buildings that will exist in 2050 already exist today. As such, if there is any hope of reaching these sustainable targets, it falls to homeowners to make necessary changes. But how can they go about doing […]

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