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A reinterpreted farmstead has become the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland and winner of the Small Projects Category at the 2015 Passivhaus Awards organised by the Passivhaus Trust. Here, we take a look in more detail at Steel Farm and the rest of this year’s award nominees ... read more on 'Passivhaus projects recognised at Trust awards' ...
In recent years, the price of photovoltaic systems (solar PV) has fallen, but so too has the amount paid to householders generating their own electricity. So, do the numbers still stack up? Is renewable energy still a tempting proposition for domestic householders? In this NBS expert guide we explore feed-in tariffs to help you decide. read more on 'The NBS expert guide to feed-in tariffs' ...
This year’s Green Gown Awards finalists have just been announced, with initiatives including a house made from blast furnace slag and carpet tiles in Brighton and a building that achieved the world’s highest ever pre-construction BREEAM rating of 94.95% ... read more on 'Going for green: Education sector on path to a sustainable future' ...
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