Building Regulations

May 11
The Cost of Green Construction

Posted by in Energy Efficiency, Government, Grants, Incentives & Schemes, Non Residential Property | Tagged , , , , , |

What impact does cost have on decisions about sustainability? Andrew Smith, Director in our Cost Consultancy team examines the cost of going green and looks at the incentives. Almost every part of a new building can be designed and built more sustainably, but there is, more often than not, a cost premium of doing so. […]

May 13
Safe and effective installation of rainwater harvesting systems

Posted by in Suppliers & Service Providers, Technology, Water Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , |

After the wettest winter since records began resulting in extensive flooding across the country, there is little doubt that we need to find better ways of managing water resources. Climate change has dramatically altered our weather patterns, causing warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers. This in turn has locked the country into drought/flood cycles, […]