Wasted energy ‘costing businesses £60m a year in unnecessary bills’

Energy wasted by offices in the City of London could be used to power more than 65,000 homes, new research suggests

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 […]