A Victorian terraced house in Birmingham, typical of many houses in industrialised cities, could be Britain’s most energy efficient house. The ‘zero carbon’ house in Balsall Heath is lit largely […]
IKEA are to sell Chinese-made PV panels at all 17 of their UK stores following a successful trial. “We know that our customers want to live more sustainably and we […]
Apple’s ambitious and laudable target is to provide 100% of its power for corporate facilities from renewable energy. They say (Click here for more information): Our goal is to power every facility […]
Zooming in from the world scale and the UK scale, the Northern Ireland Planning Service has recently published a range of interesting statistics on planning applications for all types of renewable […]
Global consumption of primary energy has grown by 30% over the past decade. But almost all of that growth has come outside the rich world. In four of the past […]
This video (put together by TIME, NASA and Google) demonstrates anthropogenic impact on the earth’s land surface over the past 30 years. Are we really using our land resource sustainably?
Architects and clients are now very aware of the need to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency in the design of buildings, and this is reinforced by the government’s […]