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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.
New homes need to be high quality, accessible and sustainable. To achieve this, the Government are setting out a road map to deliver a radically simplified system for setting standards in the design and construction of new homes. read more on 'Zero carbon policy for new homes in England' ...
Many specifiers are aware of the basic concepts of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS), but may be unfamiliar with the specific techniques used, and where they can be specified in NBS. This article gives a brief description of some of the available options ... read more on 'An introduction to Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)' ...
School's back for autumn: and as students of all ages settle into the swing of the new academic year Melanie Thompson of Get Sust! inspects the prospects for education buildings – from glamorous award-winners to hives and pods. ... read more on 'Education buildings: can we do better?' ...
The views of the construction industry do not always line up. A variety of opinions does not always lend itself to leadership. Through industry research on a range of topics, NBS is trying to understand these different views and beliefs in an effort to find out where this industry stands now, and where it might be headed in the future. read more on '6 things you need to know about sustainability' ...
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