Tag Archive for 'UK Green Building Council'

Improving home energy efficiency a remedy for rising energy bills

March 12th, 2014 by UK Green Building Council

The UK Green Building Council is urging the UK Chancellor George Osborne to make energy efficiency of homes a top infrastructure priority in his 19 March 2014 budget. The Council states that the UK needs to retrofit one million homes each year for the next 25 years to curb rising energy bills, reduce the occurrence […]

Ecobuild, largest sustainable design event, at ExCeL, 5 to 7 March 2013

October 9th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild 2013 takes place at ExCeL London from 5 to 7 March 2013. The world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment will see major investment and a wealth of new features and content from organiser UBM Built Environment. The Ecobuild Arena, designed to inspire, educate and inform, returns to the exhibition […]

Ecobuild exhibition and seminars at ExCeL London- 20 to 22 March 2012

February 4th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 20 March to Thursday 22 March 2012. Over 1,500 suppliers will be exhibiting, from companies such as Saint-Gobain, BASF Construction Chemicals, Kingspan, Vaillant, and Worcester Bosch, to up and comers in Ecobuild’s Green shoots entrepreneurs’ […]

Michael Pawlyn’s TED talk tells how we can learn from nature’s technology to live more sustainably

February 16th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Michael Pawlyn said “If we could learn to make things and do things the way nature does we could achieve factor 10, factor 100, may be even factor 1000 savings in resource and energy use.” “If we’re to make progress with the sustainability revolution I believe there are three really big changes we need to […]