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20 11, 2013

Parliament committee urges government to keep Code for Sustainable Homes

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The latest report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Code for Sustainable Homes and Housing Standards Review, urges the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to keep the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH), which has helped evolve sustainability standards in Building Regulations since its introduction in 2007. At last some common sense from parliament, and

23 07, 2013

Wood is good!

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A new video upload on TED.  Lasts 10 minutes and well worth viewing.  Watch the video here > Building a skyscraper?  Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood.  As he details in this intriguing talk, it's not only possible to build safe wooden structures up