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Approval for ‘groundbreaking’ north west Edinburgh housing build

PLANS for a 'groundbreaking' net zero housing development in north west Edinburgh have been granted approval by the capital's council. The 75 net zero carbon...

Wastewater specialist raises a glass to green technology initiative at Tain distillery

WATER and wastewater company Alpheus Environmental has been awarded a contract to implement a green technology initiative for Glenmorangie Distillery in Tain. A new biological...

Reimagining fossil fuel sites

By Ruth Cochrane, enterprise lead within the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University MOST of us are acutely aware that the...

Green legislation can drive industry decarbonisation

By Robert Green, technical director at Lanarkshire-based Levenseat, a company committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with...

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...

Office buildings tipped to increasingly support health and wellbeing

OFFICE buildings that fail to demonstrate how they support the health and wellbeing of users have been described as being at risk of becoming...

Advance Construction appoints group sustainability champion

CAMPBELL Evans has been appointed as group sustainability champion by Advance Construction. In addition to his current role as SHEQ compliance & sustainability manager at...

Research highlights ‘key’ role that roofing will play in climate battle

NEW research for NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) has revealed the ‘critical’ role rooftops will play in how we adapt to climate change. The...

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...

NatureScot’s peatland restoration project to bring green jobs boost

THE number of green jobs in Scotland is set to be boosted following the expansion of NatureScot's Peatland ACTION programme. The nature agency announced that...

Akela to deliver piling solutions at landmark EV charging hub

AKELA Ground Engineering (GE) has secured a contract to deliver piling solutions at the UK’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) charging hub. The hub will...

Dalkeith Passivhaus project looks to deliver significant energy savings

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has announced the firm has commenced work on Midlothian Council’s first ‘Passivhaus’ housing project in Dalkeith town centre. The business...

SPF urges government action to incentivise retrofitting of commercial buildings

THE Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has written to finance secretary Kate Forbes MSP, urging her to support the decarbonisation of the built environment and...

Major funding boost for sustainable cement innovation in South Lanarkshire

A Scottish-based manufacturing facility which will enable the production of lower carbon cement products has secured a £500,000 award from Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular...

Footbridges constructed from recycled plastic bottles built in Forres

MORAY Council has announced that work is underway to install footbridges constructed entirely from materials made from recycled plastic bottles. The bridges at the Mosset...

Transport Scotland confirms plans to relocate HQ to support sustainability goals

TRANSPORT Scotland is poised to relocate its headquarters to HFD Group’s 177 Bothwell Street in Glasgow. The move has been tipped to support the transport...

Students tasked with using timber to design sustainable community centre

BUILT environment students and recent graduates have been challenged to design a community centre that is 'truly sustainable'. Trade membership body Timber Development UK is...

Universal method of reporting carbon in buildings could be ‘starting pistol’ in net zero...

AN international coalition of construction specialists has published a universal standard for reporting carbon dioxide emissions used in the building and lifecycle of structures. The...

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...

Amey to implement winning employee suggestions on reducing carbon footprint

AMEY has revealed the winners of its employee-focused campaign, designed to generate ideas to help the business meet net zero ambitions.     The company pledged...