The big boost in the Budget was for the housing market, but the Green Deal didn’t get a look in. So will the Green Deal be an inspirational catalyst for the transformation of our building stock or the single largest destroyer of property values since the demise of double MIRAS?
Stephen Bateman looks at the future of the Green Deal at Ecobuild and recommends a strategic marketing approach to safeguard the longterm success of the scheme
How social media can help you get the most out of your visit to Ecobuild 2013
An expert guide to help Green Deal installers, assessors and providers create and distribute higher quality stand-out content which will attract and lower consumer resistance to installing energy efficiency measures to reduce their energy bills.
The Green Deal launches on January 28. There is a strong case for SMEs to get involved in the energy efficiency scheme that aims to insulate 14 million homes by 2020. But working on their own, SMEs could face many barriers, which could be more easily overcome through collaboration. But what are the ingredients to successful SME collaboration?
Are you a small business looking to unlock the huge potential of the UK’s domestic retrofit market? The Institute for Sustainability’s Low Carbon Domestic Retrofit Guides are a valuable set of practical and commercially-focused booklets aimed at professionals and trades people alike and available to download and consult free of charge.
New construction projects must be both low carbon during construction as well as low carbon in operation if there is to be any chance of keeping to national climate change reduction targets. So how well are we doing?
The imminent launch of the Government’s Green Deal is a massive watershed for the construction industry. But without a strong quotient of SMEs helping to deliver it, it is likely to fail.
Half of the greenhouse gases we are responsible for are embedded in the products and services we consume. So has the time come to turn our attentions to our embodied emissions?
Balfour Beatty’s new corporate film, ‘Sustainability – A Collective Responsibility’, spells out the construction giant’s ‘2020 Sustainability Vision’, but does it inspire?