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Zero Carbon Housing in Hamburg

As the world looks to “green” technology for the future, one city in Germany, Hamburg has for the last 7 years (2006-2013) been part of an zero-carbon building experiment, the International Building Exhibition (IBA).  87 more words

Art

Solar Seed Funding - Will Your Next Client Pay it Forward?

Have you seen the movie Pay it Forward? I bet you’ve always wondered how we could do that and help drive economies of scale in our rooftop solar industry, right? 278 more words

Zero Carbon

BedZED by ZedFactory

So far I have mainly posted about architecture I like the look of. Today I was to talk about architecture who’s philosophy I like.

BedZED by ZedFactory… 358 more words

Blog

Staycation the new "destination" vacation

We just returned from a two week holiday in Hawaii. It was my sister in law’s wedding and the big island of Hawaii is a favourite and now annual trip of theirs. 635 more words

Simplicity

Housing Standards Review Chaos (Updated)

The response from DCLG has been published here. This was published under the title, ‘Government sets higher standards for homes’ which wasn’t true, as the annoucement sets no new standards, and gets rid of quite a few, including the Code for Sustainable Homes. 682 more words

Sustainability

Cutting our energy use

Someone at work was asking me the other day about the impacts of all the changes we have made. It is hard to quantify the efforts we’ve made so far because mostly the impact has been a mindset change. 466 more words

Zero Waste

The case for action - defining zero carbon in non-domestic buildings – our views

By Nuno Correia and Tom Kordel

The long journey to zero carbon in the UK saw another milestone as the UK-GBC launched a consultation on the zero carbon definition for the non-domestic sector at the start of the year.  1,174 more words

Editorial