Australia’s green bank commits $87m for tailored sustainable homes for disability sector

It is investing in a specialist disability accommodation platform, which will target an average of at least 7.5 stars under the Nationwide Housing Energy Rating System when building the houses

‘Give or miss’: Consortium calls on government to support green homes or risk net zero

A group of 14 organisations and companies call for a ‘green housing revolution’ that will provide grant funding to homeowners

Scientists develop transparent wood ‘five times more thermally efficient than glass’

The new material, which uses wood from the fast-growing, low-density balsa tree, proves to be more durable and lighter than glass, according to research

Government unveils £200m boost to make 5,000 homes of UK Armed Forces greener

Part of the funds will be spent on insulation upgrades, solar panels, energy-efficient street lighting and EV charging points

Conservatives take the win – but what have they promised?

The party has pledged to take action to lower energy bills for those in social housing as well as protect the environment and tackle climate change to reach net zero emissions by 2050

Green bottoms up! Scottish whisky site to be turned into low carbon housing

The Scottish Government is spending £5.3 million to turn a former whisky bottling plant into a low carbon housing development. The former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock will be turned into an enterprise and innovation zone for start up companies and include a renewable energy centre. Affordable housing on the site will be powered […]

MPs urge government not to scrap green homes code

The Government should reconsider its plans to axe the Code for Sustainable Homes in the UK, MPs have warned. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has been consulting on plans to scrap the sustainable homes policy as part of its efforts to cut red tape in the house building industry. It suggested getting […]