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ESG credentials will pave the way for our future of work

By Guy Marsden, director of Highbridge Properties, who are developing the Magenta Business Park together with Clyde Gateway The pandemic, a renewed focus on climate...

Plans unveiled for £75m Glasgow city centre development

MOSAIC Architecture + Design has submitted a planning application on behalf of Garroch Investments to demolish Glasgow’s Princes House and develop Magnet, a £75...

Building services provider takes key role in net zero housing project

BUILDING services specialist Arc-Tech (Scotland) has provided details of its role in supporting the construction of 75 new net zero homes in Granton, Edinburgh. The firm...

First turbine operational at world’s deepest offshore wind farm

THE first turbine has been connected to the grid at what will be Scotland's largest and the world's deepest offshore wind farm. SSE Renewables and...

Glasgow homes set for £6.4m worth of energy efficiency improvements

OVER £6.4 million of energy-efficient improvements in Glasgow homes are to be delivered across 2022/23. It comes after Glasgow City Council accepted the award of...

Cladding our future towards net zero

By Ellen Delph, project manager, KR Group (Scotland) THE days of us living our lives within, what might be termed a linear production model -...

Robertson Group outlines progress on reducing carbon footprint

ROBERTSON Group has revealed the firm's sustainability commitments have resulted in the business moving becoming 'climate positive'. Since launching its 2030 Responsible Business Strategy last...

Sustainability features placed at the heart of new Kirkcaldy development

A range of sustainability features are being incorporated into 49 new Fife Housing Group homes currently under construction in the Glen Albyn area of...

University to calculate true cost of Scottish construction site waste

THE 'true cost' of waste on construction sites in Scotland is to be calculated in a bid to get contractors to change their working...

Aberdeen FC reveals ambition for proposed new stadium to be net zero

ABERDEEN FC has signed up to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework after revealing its ambitions for its proposed new stadium to be...

Housing association ramps up sustainability focus with new climate change strategy and delivery plan

CALEDONIA Housing Association has launched its climate change strategy, supported by a delivery plan, which is tipped to lead to a 'significant reduction' in...

Our products are net carbon negative – but our journey is not over yet!

Steve Roebuck, European health & safety director at West Fraser explains why achieving net carbon negative status for the products is not the end...
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Cumbernauld manufacturer lands contract at landmark net zero housing project

CUMBERNAULD-based manufacturer Cube Glass has secured one of its most lucrative contracts to date with a seven-figure deal at Western Villages, Scotland's largest operational...

Businesses urged to consider energy modelling to combat soaring costs

AMIDST soaring energy costs, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is advising companies to try and understand how they use energy within their buildings by...

Hardies appointed to landmark Enerphit pilot project in Wick

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has been appointed to provide quantity surveying services to the first Enerphit standard pilot project in the north of...

Edinburgh urges other cities to join construction-heavy climate pledge

THE City of Edinburgh Council has urged other local authorities to follow its lead and sign up to the newly launched national civic charter...

BAM adopts supply chain pallet initiative to help reduce waste

BAM has announced it has become the first adopter of a new supply chain initiative to make its use of pallets 'become circular and...

Construction industry is on the right path to sustainable design

Construction consultancy RLF has been working on two major projects with pioneering eco-credentials — the Technology & Innovation Centre for the University of Strathclyde...

Robertson Partnership Homes to deliver part of new Raploch community

ROBERTSON Partnership Homes is set to build 32 affordable homes on behalf of Stirling Council in the Raploch area of the city. A further 36...

Caledonia secures £75m sustainable funding to build new energy efficient homes

CALEDONIA Housing Association has announced it has secured a 'uniquely structured' £75 million private placement, with support from NatWest, to further its commitment to...