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The Sustainability topic area offers you a set of resources to help you keep up to date with the fast-changing world of green construction and sustainable development.
The government has recently published its reply to the consultation document 'Next step to zero carbon homes – Allowable solutions'. This reply details the probable future policy in relation to 'allowable solutions' for new build homes in the UK. That reply document is briefly discussed here. read more on 'Towards zero carbon' ...
Never mind what happened in Brazil, English football is on a winning streak in the sustainability stakes, according to the Carbon Trust. But can glamorous sporting role models really help raise our collective game, asks Melanie Thompson of Get Sust! ... read more on 'Sporting winners in the sustainability stakes' ...
Barely a year seems to pass nowadays without flooding being a feature of the national news. Fortunately there are a number of measures that can be taken to minimise both the risks and impact of flood damage, both for new development and for existing buildings. read more on 'Flood mitigation solutions in buildings (part three)' ...
As the clear up operations, dredging and repairs get underway following the torrential rainfall that submerged much of the UK at the start of the year, the construction industry waits to hear how much public sector money is readily available for future flood protection. read more on 'Towards zero carbon' ...
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