Energy giant E.ON invests in smart construction start-up

It will use HoloBuilder’s solution to build network projects such as substations and switchgears as well as large city energy projects

Finance and green building sectors ‘must work together more closely’

The World Green Building Council says this is vital to grow the energy efficient mortgage market to the point where green finance is available to any borrower in Europe

Sustainable home
Half of people between ages of 25 and 40 ‘want next home to be green’

However, a new report shows only 24% of this group would actually be willing to pay more money for sustainable features

New framework to enable transition to net zero carbon buildings

It aims to build consensus in the industry on the approach to decarbonising buildings

IKEA achieves sustainability certification at Greenwich store

It claims to be the first retail unit in the country to achieve a BREEAM UK New Construction Post Construction rating of more than 90%

New York
New York looks to build a greener future with $30m competition

The programme aims to advance the design, construction and operation of low or zero-carbon buildings

Developers may have to make ‘biodiversity net gain’

If green improvements are not possible in certain circumstances, they could be charged a levy for the creation of habitat or improvement elsewhere

Demand for green buildings ‘could double in near-future’

A new study from Dodge Data and Analytics shows the sustainable construction sector is growing

Cummins and Hyundai build greener future for construction vehicles

The companies have teams up to create a low carbon electric digger

Offshore wind farm rings the bell for historic conservation

A bell from a WW2-era merchant ship has been recovered from the construction site of the Galloper Wind Farm