Majority of Oslo’s new offices achieve green certification

A record number of office buildings under construction in Oslo, Norway, are being built to achieve high green standards. That’s according to the World Green Building Council (GBC), which suggests 70% of Oslo’s new office buildings have been BREEAM-Norway-certified. BREEAM is a method of assessing, rating and certifying the sustainability of buildings. According to the […]

Tinted sunglass-style windows save fifth of office energy

We’ve seen glasses which become tinted when it gets sunnier – now we could soon be seeing windows which do the very same thing. Scientists believe new “glass architecture” technology could save the offices, schools and hospitals of the future a fifth of their energy use. The electronic glazing system darkens windows ‘at the touch […]