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Home Quality Mark (HQM)

With the demise of the code for sustainable homes there was a gap in the market for a domestic certification scheme. With a proven track record of creating and delivering..

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Energy Efficiency in Homes

5 ways to make your home more energy efficient   The truth is, people want to do their upmost to ensure the amount of energy used within their homes is..

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Daylight Access for Planning & BREEAM

Daylight access is an aspect of design that is considered to be crucial by local authorities when assessing a proposed scheme. The standards used to evaluate residential developments at planning..

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The wonders of renewable energy

Like many others during the lockdown period, I had been binging Netflix for new series, films, and documentaries to pass the time. After I noticed Twitter went into a frenzy..

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Overheating in Homes

As touched upon within some of our recent blog posts, with more people than ever working from home during the last few months, having a comfortable living and working environment..

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Sustainable Retrofitting: The Green Homes Grant

Following the announcement of the government’s proposed home insulation scheme in the UK this week, we provide a brief overview of the potential benefits of the scheme and how it..

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Early Stage Credits & BREEAM

90% of you will have read this title and probably rolled an eyelid…well that’s if you’ve managed to get this far! But like it or not, BREEAM is here to..

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THE RIBA 2030 SUSTAINABLE OUTCOMES

In December 2019 the RIBA launched its Sustainable Outcomes Guide. The guide details metrics, targets and goals for eight sustainable outcomes and correspond to the key UN Sustainable Development Goals…

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Sustainable Reuse Buildings

Last week we added a new project to our online portfolio, Windsor Avenue. This is one of the largest conversions of a complex church in Wales. I found it to..

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