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Urban densification

Urban densification and building in our cities

Here, Rich Hyams, Director at architecture firm astudio, makes the case that despite fears of urban densification, building in our cities does not have to be incompatible with a sustainable strategy to address our housing crisis.
shipping containers

3 ways shipping containers have aided capacity issues during COVID-19

Johnathan Bulmer, MD at Cleveland Containers, explains how shipping containers are supporting capacity efforts during coronavirus.

Risk management for energy efficiency investments

Here, we discover that the EFFECT4buildings project provides a set of financial tools and instruments for lowering the risks of energy efficiency investments.
governmen

Smart technologies for government buildings are key to restoring normal business operations

Funding for government building projects may seem like a low priority now, but looking ahead, ensuring these buildings work smarter will be key to restoring normal business operations, argues Liz Farrimond from iDAC Solutions Ltd.
district heating

Energy consumption in buildings: Implementing district heating

In this energy consumption in buildings focus, the implementation of a district heating project in a residential area is described in detail by Erik Christiansen, CEO of EBO Consult A/S.

How IM&M suite can help you with the return to work

IM&M showcase their set of suite tools that are available for Landlords/Facilities Manager's and Occupiers to control how their buildings are being used.
working environment

What will work look like after the pandemic?

IM&M discuss what work will look like after the coronavirus pandemic and what changes need to be made to our working environment.
smart buildings

What are intelligent or smart buildings?

Paul Wells from IM&M explains that there are a complex array of products and solutions today when it comes to intelligent or smart buildings.
planning district heating, energy

Planning District Heating (DH): Energy consumption in buildings

Here, Erik Christiansen walks us through how to successfully implement a District Heating plan and engage with citizens.
IM&M

IM&M – Saving the planet one building at a time®

IM&M is a software suite of tools that has been built with the purpose of providing visibility and control of your building infrastructure.
fire safety, housing providers,

Housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety

Mark Holdsworth, Director at Civica argues here that housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety.
building integrated photovoltaics

Building Integrated Photovoltaics technologies in Denmark

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities focuses on Building Integrated Photovoltaics technologies in Denmark.
importance of earthquake preparedness

The importance of earthquake preparedness, mitigation and resiliency

Several experts from the Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan share their views here on the importance of earthquake preparedness, mitigation and resiliency.
Grenfell Phase One, no evacuation plan

Grenfell Phase One: No evacuation plan existed

Here, we discuss the Grenfell Phase One report published today (30 October), which found that there was no evacuation plan for the high-rise.
Development sites

Development sites and why you should pay them a proper visit

Anthony van Hoffen, Real Estate Partner at Lewis Silkin LLP, provides us with a guide discussing what you need to check when making development site visits.
help commercial buildings

The advantages of using smart technologies to help commercial buildings

Frankie Bryon, Sustainability Surveyor at LSH discusses why smart technologies can help commercial buildings improve on sustainability as well introduce other benefits that include promoting health and wellbeing and enable agile working.
solve the housing crisis

How can we help solve the housing crisis?

Here, Cleveland Containers discuss four ways in which we can help solve the housing crisis in the UK.
cladding replacement, grenfell tragedy

Government will speed up high-rise cladding replacement

Around £200 million will be made available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from around 170 privately owned high-rise buildings, to prevent situations like the Grenfell tragedy.
net zero carbon buildings

UK Green Building Council announces framework for net zero carbon buildings

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has unveiled a framework for the UK construction and property industry to transition new and existing buildings to become net zero carbon by 2050.
areas for energy efficiency

Revealed: The best and worst areas for energy efficiency

Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) across the country to reveal the best and worst rated areas for energy efficiency.

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