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Is the golden age of gas and oil coming to an end?

 

Donald Daw looks at whether the world is finally relinquishing its grip on carbon intensive fuel.

The news currently seems full…

The politics of housing

 

As I write, the political party conference season is in full swing; a time famed for promising proposals and heated debates. As party…

Modern methods with a touch of the traditional

 

There is no doubt that the need to build more houses has become one of the key issues for all political parties and it is great news to see both…

The Future of Heat

 

Significant changes to Building Regulations are likely to take place in 2018 to raise domestic boiler installation efficiency. How can you stay…

Offsite construction will play key role in ending housing crisis

 

According to the housing white paper published earlier this year, the Government intends to utilise offsite technologies and build around 100,…

Safe as houses – sustainability now and into the future

 

Bevan Jones, managing director of Sustainable Homes looks at the latest report into sustainability in the housing sector.

We have…

IAQ is heating up!

 

Johnson & Starley offer a complete range of energy-efficient solutions for heating and ventilating - from the smallest house to the…

Time for a major SHIFT in standards

 

“Putting it very simply, better homes perform better for all,” says Bevan Jones, manging director of Sustainable Homes, the research,…

Has the window revolution arrived?

 

An American engineer and professor by the name of William Edwards Deming once said, “Innovation comes from the producer – not the customer.”…

Outdoor living with indoor comfort

 

Eriboll Street is a new-build project for Loretto Housing Association in Glasgow, comprising three blocks of apartments, 26 of which feature a…

Made in Yorkshire!

 

Visitors to the home of British manufacturer Pegler Yorkshire in Doncaster are taken off the M18 past a roundabout, flower-filled courtesy of…

Heat pumps bring salvation to high energy bills

 

A programme to upgrade the heating of homes in Essex is helping the Salvation Army Housing Association bring affordable warmth to residents…