Tag Archive for 'energy efficient buildings'

No heating bills for energy efficient community centre

December 5th, 2012 by Bere Architects

Bere Architects have moved their office into the Mildmay Centre on Woodville Road in London. Justin Bere wrote in his company’s blog that by the end of November 2012, not a single penny has been spent on heating at the Mildmay Centre yet the indoor temperatures throughout the building remained very comfortable at between 21° […]

Architect Bill Dunster speaks about beautiful energy efficient buildings that provide a good quality of life

September 15th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Bill Dunster OBE spoke to to Kay Langlois on BBC radio Guernsey about Beautiful buildings that are eco-friendly and give us a good quality of life.   Is that a pipe dream or could that happen in Guernsey?  (the full audio recording does not work with all browsers) The thoughtful and detailed “The ZEDbook” is […]

“When you have wind and sun you don’t need oil” – an energy saving housing project in the Netherlands

August 30th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Iguana Project, which is a development of nine energy efficient homes, lies on the outskirts of the pretty harbour town of Stavoren, which sits on the eastern bank of the Ijsselmeer in the Dutch province of Friesland. Hendrik Gommer and Elsa Visser who devised the project in 1997 called it the Iguana Project because […]