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    The last few weeks of the year are always a time of reflection for people working in the construction industry. What learnings can we take from 2017 and where do we feel there is scope for opportunity over the next twelve months? For me, sustainability should be high up on the agenda. Climate change is […]

  • Key design principles to help build more energy efficient homes

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    The festive season now seems like a distant memory away and it’s business as usual for the construction industry. As well as being a key time for resolutions, January, by its very nature, is also one of the busiest times of the year for submitting planning applications. It’s when most of us working in the […]

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    Our energy advisors have recently seen an influx in enquiries asking about new regulations such as MEES and how do the effect homeowners, landlords and investors. Read our FAQ’s below to help you understand more about this. What is the regulation Change? It has been confirmed that from April 1st, 2018 will mark the start […]

  • Solar Installation Team

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    How to create a detailed Energy Statement for your Planning Application Many Local Planning Authorities across the UK now require the submission of an Energy Statement as part of the planning application for all build projects. Architects, Contractors, Planners, Developers and other industry professionals are expected to create Energy Statements that balance environmentally sound suggestions […]

  • BREEAM LOGO and Accreditation

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    Changes in BREEAM New Construction 2018 and how they will affect your build project Environmental and sustainability rating systems have established themselves as an integral part in the UK construction process over the last decade. BREEAM New Construction 2018 was introduced earlier in the year, replacing the 2014 scheme, with the main purpose of assessing the […]

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