Last week, the world’s leading politicians, top policy wonks and the most decorated climate scientists are gathering in Katowice in Poland for COP24, the UN’s climate change conference. As with most of the climate change conferences in recent history, the backdrop is grim.
We ask readers to share their visions of the industry in 25 years’ time. Here, Gpad London’s Charles Bettes sees considering waste becoming part of every decision
Overheating represents a risk to the health and well-being of occupants of buildings - we need our new builds to be resilient
Dealing with uncomfortably high - and low - temperatures in buildings: an increasingly common problem
Overheating in homes and commercial property is a real problem now - and it’s not going away any time soon
Terry Keech says it’s time to end the disconnect between ‘intended performance’ and ‘actual performance’ of low carbon technologies installed in social housing
The only way to decarbonise heat generation is by going all-electric, says Barny Evans. And we need to start working on it now.
The emergence of Green Infrastructure (GI) is breathing new life into our concrete jungle, with the government and local authorities proposing major investment to make our cities and towns greener than ever before
Reducing CO2 emissions has long been top of the agenda across sectors. But do we now have the tools to fundamentally solve this problem? Barny Evans thinks so
Phil Draper from Cavendish Engineers on phase 2 of the government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme and the benefits for UK companies as we countdown to Brexit
The WWF-UK’s Woking headquarters achieved a BREEAM Outstanding rating - what are the most important factors to consider when working on an eco-project?