Environment Reports

Earth’s Energy out of balance

Months and years pass by, yet there remains a pervasive silence among people with political influence on what must be done to limit and...

CDM2015: Construction (Design and Management Regulations) 2015

Are we ready? On 29th January 2015, CDM2015 gained parliamentary approval, and will therefore come into force on 6th April 2015. As the final version...
University Groningen

Estimating the likelihood of extremes

Extreme weather events cause severe damage. Typical examples are hurricane Sandy and the floods in southern England. Insurance companies need to reserve a sufficient...
domestic

Taking a Stand

Following significant concessions on carbon emission targets in the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations in both England and Wales, there were serious...
domestic

Think Modern

For many years, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been the product of choice where thermal performance and construction predictability are an absolute priority. The...
domestic

Flying the Flag

At long last, the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations for Wales (ADL 2014) have come into force. Much like the English Approved...
weather

Weather extremes

Extreme weather events may cause severe damage to our society. Examples include hurricane Sandy in 2012 (the second-costliest hurricane in United States history), European...
carbon

A cleaner, greener future

Judith Shapiro, Policy and Communications Manager at the Carbon Capture & Storage Association explains the crucial role CCS will play in reaching climate change targets. One...

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