Energy Efficient Street Lighting as an Allowable Solution?

The emerging requirements for allowable Solutions will be an extra cost to housing developers. In addition to potentially being a cheaper alternative to Allowable Solution payments, by providing on-site Allowable Solutions, developers can realise a benefit from this cost. Allowable Solutions are expected to be necessary to achieve the ‘zero carbon home’ standard that is [...]

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Reducing construction waste

A hierarchy of waste management should be promoted within Site Waste Management Plans and on site to classify and prioritise in descending order the waste management options: reducing waste; reusing waste; recycling waste; and finally disposing of waste where the first three options are not possible. The major benefits of applying this approach are the [...]

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Greenwich Millennium Village—10 years experience

Ten years ago we were retained as Innovation Consultants on Greenwich Millennium Village. This work with Countryside  Properties and Taylor Wimpey was as pathfinder and provided a unique insight into homes of the future. With over 1,000  homes now occupied, our download charts the progress that has been made as well as explaining the project [...]

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