First of a regular round-up of sustainability news clips on the NBS Sustainability blog: CIBSE/ASHRAE technical conference papers; Green Deal guide; Urban planning and health report from UCL; LEED under pressure; How sustainable is your infrastructure project? Read the article.
There is no Glastonbury Festival this year, thanks to the Olympics, so if your social calendar is looking a bit empty, why not kick off the ‘season’ with a trip to Ecobuild on 20-22 March 2012? Hear new things, meet … Continue reading
The Technology Strategy Board has a fund of up to £8 million to cover the cost of building performance evaluation (BPE) studies on domestic and non-domestic buildings, but you’ll have to move fast to access the cash. Applications for non-domestic … Continue reading
Featured article: Tools for the sustainability trade – spotlight on environmental assessment systems News roundup: Imagination, empathy, physicality – wise words on sustainability DECs prove their worth in more ways than one EPCs fail to deliver on energy efficiency
User-centred design for sustainable buildings – Thursday 27 October How occupants use a building has a dramatic effect on the building’s efficiency. Architectural practice, Black, has developed a new approach to building design which they call TANSA (towards a new … Continue reading