The Zero Bills Home, the house of the future?

May 19th, 2016|Categories: BRE Buzz, Energy Efficiency, housing, innovation park, iPark, Low Carbon, Video, zero bills home|Tags: |

One of the newest builds on the BRE’s Innovation Park in Watford, the Zero Bills Home, was launched earlier this year. It is the brainchild of zero carbon pioneer Bill Dunster, the founder of ZedFactory and creator of one of the first low carbon developments in the UK, the BedZED project. Zero Bills is a timber [...]

Boosting ecology in BREEAM

May 13th, 2016|Categories: BREEAM, ecology, Energy Efficiency, green buildings, News, Sustainability, the crown estate|Tags: |

A rich ecology can enhance our communities and improve the health and wellbeing of building users. BREEAM has developed a framework for guiding the future development of its ecology assessment criteria which will help project teams to take practical actions that protect and improve the ecology of buildings and developments. Cary Buchanan and Yetunde Abdul of [...]

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