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Scotland publishes emission cutting regulations for new builds

NEW regulations that will look to cut emissions of all new build homes by 'nearly' a third have been published by the Scottish Government. Set...

‘Trailblazing’ project to transform Paisley tenements into energy efficient homes

A multi-million pound project to transform a row of historic Paisley town centre tenements into 'modern, energy-efficient' homes for social rent is set to...

Equivalent MOT system for homes could aid zero carbon ambitions

AN equivalent MOT system for homes could help Scotland to achieve zero carbon goals and save energy, a former president of the Royal Incorporation...

Dunbar steel sculpture to be lit-up green for climate summit

THE five-metre high steel DunBear sculpture at DunBear Park, Dunbar, is to be lit-up green to mark COP26 in Glasgow. The sculpture of a brown...

Scotland’s construction sector is on the ‘front line’ of sustainability

GLASGOW’S hosting of the COP26 climate summit has put Scotland’s construction industry in the ‘shop window’, according to Stephen Good, CEO of Construction Scotland...

Housebuilder hails new bank partnership offering ‘green mortgages’

BARRATT Developments Scotland has revealed the business is 'well on its way' to meeting top energy efficiency standards set out by the Scottish Government. Latest...

Construction business outlines net zero strategy

HENRY Brothers has outlined its plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The construction firm revealed it aims to reduce total greenhouse gasses...

Edinburgh housing project shortlisted for award in tackling climate crisis

ARTISAN Real Estate has announced the firm's commitment to sustainable residential development has been recognised with its Edinburgh-based Rowanbank Gardens project being nominated for...

Morrison launches Net Zero Partners initiative

MORRISON Construction’s Building Central business has launched its new Net Zero Partners initiative, designed to help align its supply chain with the company’s ambitious...

BE-ST and UK Green Building Council announce partnership

BUILT Environment - Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) has announced a new partnership with the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). BE-ST said the collaboration comes with a...

Compressed air specialist set for expansion as businesses look to go greener

NORTH Lanarkshire-based compressed air specialist, Design Air Scotland, has revealed its technology is helping businesses save 'thousands' of pounds and playing its part in...

Warning that skills shortages could create challenges for green heating plans

'SIGNIFICANT' investment is needed to ensure there is a sufficiently skilled workforce to install new domestic heating technology and met net zero targets safely,...

Cruden appointed to deliver net zero carbon Granton Waterfront homes

A net zero carbon housing development, comprising 94 flats and 48 colony-style homes, will help bring a derelict brownfield site back to life as...

Work begins on Midlothian Council’s first Passivhaus development

WORK is underway on a new build housing development in Dalkeith town centre. The Passivhaus project is the first of its kind for Midlothian...

Leasing of Scotland’s seabed dubbed ‘truly historic’ opportunity for country

THE leasing of areas of Scotland's seabed is a 'truly historic' opportunity for the country's net zero economy, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. It...

Saint-Gobain steps up recruitment plans to help meet sustainable construction goals

SAINT-Gobain has announced the firm is stepping-up its pursuit of talented people to help achieve its vision for 'light and sustainable' construction. The business is...

Easter Ross firm uses specialist machinery on ‘crucial’ peatland project

A project to restore peatlands at the Rum National Nature Reserve (NNR) is bringing 'quick results', NatureScotland has said. The project at Kinloch Glen was...

Recycling specialist’s expansion plans gather pace with £450,000 ‘green jobs’ funding

BREWSTER Brothers has secured more than £450,000 grant funding from Scottish Enterprise to create 22 new 'green jobs'. The Livingston-based company recycles 99% of all...

University of Glasgow creates heat pump tipped to lower household bills

RESEARCHERS from the University of Glasgow have developed a new type of heat pump which the learning institution said could help households save on...

Brewster Brothers launches new campaign as demand grows for recycled aggregate

BREWSTER Brothers is reporting increasing demand for recycled aggregate as awareness of product quality grows. The Livingston-based firm is launching a campaign to encourage all...