London 2012 is on track to deliver a low-carbon and sustainable Olympic Games, according to the first full sustainability report since construction started.
Energy company E.ON and builder Barratt Homes today announced plans to work together on the construction of 1900 new low-carbon homes in London.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are joining forces with Dow Chemical to develop the next generation of cool roofs.
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and the UK Green Building Council called for a wider roll out of display energy certificates to commercial buildings last week.
WWF has resigned from the UK Government’s zero carbon homes taskforce and withdrawn its support from the policy, which it says is now “effectively useless”.
The UK Coalition Government ’s policy of ‘nudging’ consumers towards greener, more sustainable lifestyles is not working, says think tank the Green Alliance.
New figures released by the US Department of Energy (DOE) this week suggest that while Americans are using household energy more efficiently, gains from this are being hindered by the steadily increasing number of electronic devices in each household.
The Scottish Government last week quietly published a report looking at the options for regulating energy efficiency home improvements.
An investigation by consumer affairs organisation Which? uncovered inadequate inspections and poor advice from sellers of cavity wall insulation.
Residents of new ecohomes use, on average, less that the UK Government recommended target of 125 litre per person per day, according to a new study.