Comfort levels. They’ve always been a consideration when designing and building both domestic and commercial buildings – and Building Regulations help by mandating certain standards – but one might argue that comfort levels haven’t always been given the consideration... Details >
Hybrid heating systems are a fairly logical step to reducing reliance on fossil fuels and carbon emissions, even though until now electrification has rather been assumed to be the way in which tighter Part L requirements will be met in future. However, this looks... Details >
In October 2018 the Greater London Authority (GLA) issued an updated version of its benchmark guidance document on strategic planning application energy assessments, outlining how to comply with the requirements of the London Plan Policy 5.2 (and of course it’s also a... Details >
Off-grid living has received plenty of press over recent years – but as well as being an eco-friendly lifestyle choice, it’s also a fact of British life, whether you have any aspiration to live in a more environmentally friendly manner or not. An estimated 13.9% of... Details >
Set in the Conservation Area of De Beauvoir town, a ward of the London Borough of Hackney, De Beauvoir Block started life as a row of six individual commercial buildings built in the 1920s.