• Lochinvar unveils latest in flexible boiler technology

    Boiler and water heater manufacturer Lochinvar has launched a new range of floor standing commercial boil ...

    Boiler and water heater manufacturer Lochinvar has launched a new range of floor standing commercial boilers comprising eight models offering outputs from 41 to 221kW. Each model in the new Herald ran ...

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  • Nottingham families move into new NCH homes

    Nottingham families are moving in this week to the new homes in Sneinton built by Nottingham City Homes' ...

    Nottingham families are moving in this week to the new homes in Sneinton built by Nottingham City Homes' very own workforce. Pictured above the homes nearing completion. The eight new family homes hav ...

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  • Ventilation strategies for tackling condensation and mould in homes

    As properties become increasingly airtight, more homes are being blighted by condensation, mould and poor ...

    As properties become increasingly airtight, more homes are being blighted by condensation, mould and poor air quality, and the associated health and maintenance problems they bring. However, as Jenny ...

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  • Efficiently-shaped homes could reduce energy consumption

    Energy demand in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being bu ...

    Energy demand in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being built, according to the latest report from the NHBC Foundation. The current Building Regulations ...

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  • Combined heat and power

    Combined heat and power (CHP) is becoming an increasingly popular option for public sector buildings, gen ...

    Combined heat and power (CHP) is becoming an increasingly popular option for public sector buildings, generating low-carbon energy on site. With the potential to reduce energy costs and achieve green ...

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  • CIBSE low energy refurbishment

    Building performance evaluation has been used in a study by Oxford Brookes University to assess the low e ...

    Building performance evaluation has been used in a study by Oxford Brookes University to assess the low energy refurbishment of council offices in an 1830s hunting lodge, explains Professor Rajat Gupt ...

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  • BIM housing model

    Thurrock Council is using BIM Level 2 to deliver the new Argent Street affordable housing development in ...

    Thurrock Council is using BIM Level 2 to deliver the new Argent Street affordable housing development in Grays. ECD Architects designed the scheme and are working with Thurrock to bring the project to ...

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  • Taking extra care

    The construction phase of One Housing Group’s latest extra care scheme in north London is well underway. ...

    The construction phase of One Housing Group’s latest extra care scheme in north London is well underway. Resident involvement and feedback from the local community has been instrumental in influencing ...

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  • At your leisure

    Claire Clutten visits the award-winning Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre in St Albans to see if the counc ...

    Claire Clutten visits the award-winning Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre in St Albans to see if the council’s ambitious targets, as set out in its original business plan, are being achieved. When emba ...

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  • Green deal criticised

    The verdict on the Green Deal is in, with MPs describing the scheme as ‘abysmal’, overly complex and requ ...

    The verdict on the Green Deal is in, with MPs describing the scheme as ‘abysmal’, overly complex and requiring excessive paperwork. ...

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