Tag Archive for 'code for sustainable homes'

Greenbuild Expo 2011 takes place in Manchester from 29 to 30 June 2011

April 1st, 2011 by Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild Expo 2011 takes place on 29 and 30 June 2011.  This is the third sustainable building and refurbishment event.  It takes place at Manchester Central. There will be over 100 free seminars and workshops over the two-day event, including a dedicated Ignition11 programme, covering topics including hotel and leisure refurbishment, renewable energy funding, Code […]

Sustainable Guernsey Homes

July 9th, 2010 by Vanessa

Our Homes Carbon Footprint The UK Climate Change Act 2008 set greenhouse emission reduction targets ‘of at least 80% by 2050’ and ‘at least 34% by 2020’ based on a 1990 baseline. It is anticipated that Guernsey will follow suit and adopt similar targets to join the global response to Climate Change. Currently over a […]

Presentation on Structural Insulated Panels

November 6th, 2008 by Events

The presentation will discuss the UK’s first ever code for sustainable homes level 6 House (The Kingspan Lighthouse) as well as exploring the advantages of creating a well designed, thermally efficient building. Other topics included will be: Solar thermal, Photovoltaics (PV), Smart metering, Wind Catcher – passive ventilation, MVHR – mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, […]