Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are joining forces with Dow Chemical to develop the next generation of cool roofs.
The UK Coalition Government reopened the Warm Front scheme yesterday in a bid to help 90,000 of the country’s poorest households move out of fuel poverty.
Insulation supplier Rockwool has joined forces with British Gas to provide cavity wall and loft insulation for UK homes.
The UK Coalition Government ’s policy of ‘nudging’ consumers towards greener, more sustainable lifestyles is not working, says think tank the Green Alliance.
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.
Public buildings in London including fire stations, hospitals and offices are set to benefit from a £2.7 million boost to the Mayor’s energy makeover scheme.
The UK’s independent Committee on Climate Change yesterday warned Energy Secretary Chris Huhne away from using offset credits to meet the UK’s second carbon budget, spanning 2013-2017.
Old walls made of traditional materials such as timber, cob, limestone, slate and granite are not as energy inefficient as has been thought, according to new research.