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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 -...

DM Hall begins moving car fleet to electric and hybrid

DM Hall has announced that it has made over two thirds of its car fleet all electrical (EV) or hybrid (PHEV). Of the company's 130-strong...

Firm appointed to build £3.1m low temperature energy network in Glasgow

FORTH Electrical Services (FES) has been appointed by Clyde Gateway to construct a low temperature energy network in a £3.1 million project. It will supply...

Work complete on Scotland’s first Passivhaus social housing development

CRUDEN Building Scotland has completed a Passivhaus development in the village of Drymen in Stirlingshire. It is the first social housing development in Scotland to...

Milestone Passivhaus social housing development handed over in Glasgow

PRACTICAL completion has been achieved on what has been hailed as Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus-certified housing development at Springfield Cross in the city's east end. hub...

Landmark reached on build of low carbon Edinburgh housing development

A landmark has been reached in the build of a new housing development at Rowanbank Gardens in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh. Structural building work...

Aberdeenshire housebuilder honoured for sustainability credentials

A Scotia Homes development in Angus featuring properties heated from non-fossil fuel sources has been recognised as one of the most sustainable in the...

Sustainable construction products manufacturer reports record year as demand soars for green solutions

DURA Products, which manufactures sustainable road kerbs and drainage solutions using recycled polymers, has recorded its most successful year yet. The firm revealed it has...

Aggregates Levy must be a springboard for the resource management sector

By Scott Brewster, MD, Brewster Brothers ONE of the aims of the Scottish Government’s proposed Aggregates Levy is that the new tax should support the...

Work begins on sustainable Edinburgh office initiative

WORK is underway to transform an office building located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Exchange District. 30 Semple Street will deliver 57,000 sq ft of...

BAM outlines HVO commitment in support of carbon targets

BAM has confirmed its commitment to using HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) as part of its sustainability strategy following a 'thorough review' of the supporting...

McLaughlin & Harvey appointed to start construction work at ‘landmark’ Glasgow project

MCLAUGHLIN & Harvey has been appointed to start construction works for the 33 Cadogan Street office development in Glasgow, formerly known as The Grid. Property...

Eco credentials take centre stage at Newton Mearns apartment

MACTAGGART & Mickel Homes has a new 'eco-conscious' showhome apartment at the Stewart Gardens development in Newton Mearns. Styled by Mason & Miles, the two-bedroom...

Developer reports surge in ‘green product’ enquiries

A Scottish housing developer has revealed it is seeing a 30% rise of enquiries from buyers requesting more information on energy efficiency over the...

Scotland confirms new funding support for home energy improvements

THE Scottish Government has announced support to make it easier and more affordable for people to install heat and energy efficiency measures in their...

Kingdom Housing Association honoured for green credentials at London ceremony

FIFE-based Kingdom Housing Association has been recognised for its commitment to the environment during a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament in London. The organisation...

Keepmoat confirms sustainable supply chain initiative

KEEPMOAT has announced it has teamed up with Achilles to develop sustainable sourcing practices in the homebuilding materials supply chain. The business will be the...

Roof tile manufacturer launches woodland initiative for long-serving staff

RUSSELL Roof Tiles has launched a new Long Service Programme, which will give long-serving employees managed woodland from The Woodland Trust. The initiative is designed...

Borders mill manufactures natural fibre construction insulation

THE UK’s first dedicated natural fibre insulation mill, based in Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders, is now up and running. Following years of research and...

Granton pilot project will test new approach for ‘high-performing’ affordable homes

A new guide of net zero carbon building designs has been tipped to provide a 'significant boost' to Scotland’s affordable housing sector, as part...