If we are to meet the target of reducing CO2 emissions by 80% of 1990 levels by 2050, we need to refurbish one home every 45 seconds. Tim Wiseman reports.
CoRE is a conference and training venue situated in a refurbished pottery works constructed to a BREEAM Excellent standard. CoRE’s outstanding facilities host national and international events and industry-focused seminars. CoRE’s demonstration space provides living working models and exhibitions to train all types of construction related tradespeople as well as business owners and management … Continue reading “Inspiring places: CoRE-Centre of Refurbishment Excellence”
An innovative new app for social landlords and housebuilders, developed by Building Research Establishment (BRE) in partnership with Cruden, has officially been launched by Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP. [pullquote]The RetrofitLab App has wide-ranging social, health, environmental and energy saving benefits. – Allan Callaghan, Cruden[/pullquote] Mr Swinney visited the award winning BRE Innovation Park … Continue reading “Innovative App could help Social Landlords Tackle Fuel Poverty”