From Metropolis to Minority Report, set designers have been imagining the buildings of the future for well over a century. The built environments are dominated by man-made materials such as steel and concrete. It’s ironic, therefore, that to solve Britain’s… Read the rest
“As recently as the 1990s, a first-time buyer couple on a low-to-middle income saving five per cent of their wages each month would have enough for an average-sized deposit after just three years. Today it would take them 24 years.”… Read the rest
This blog is all about slimming down but, don’t worry, we’re not going to berate you if you’ve broken your new year diet plan. Instead, we’re looking at how to slim down the insulation layer in internal wall insulation (IWI)… Read the rest
The winter snow offers a rare opportunity to see effects of poorly insulating homes. Take any row of homes and look for the ones with no snow on the roof. All that wasted heat is money down the drain (or… Read the rest
The Each Home Counts – Bonfield Review has finally been published and considers issues relating to consumer advice, protection, standards and enforcement in relation to home energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in the UK.