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website archive for 2009

Planning for Biodiversity

Nick Woolley congratulates the TCPA on its new Paper on planning for biodiversity and implores the Minister to hold firm to sustainable development. At the Town & Country Planning Association (TCPA) Conference yesterday in London, Nick Woolley welcomed the...
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December 2nd, 2009

Renewable Energy Systems and the Sustainable Home

Tucked away in a former quarry in North Wales is the Centre for Alternative Technology.  Given the name you might be forgiven for wondering what happens there – a division of NASA perhaps!? The abbreviation CAT does not give any...
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November 10th, 2009

The Practicalities of Delivering Carbon Zero Homes

How do you build developments that are zero carbon? How can you design super energy efficient homes? These questions and more were being answered at a master class hosted by Hockerton Housing Project. Hockerton is a community of five houses in...
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July 16th, 2009

‘The Imperative for Change’ – the Quest for Sustainability

This week, I had the great pleasure to go up to the Salford University's 'Think Lab' as the guest of primarily Prof Peter Brandon (who runs the Think Lab), but also Prof Erik Bichard, who heads up Regeneration and Sustainable...
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March 12th, 2009

Ecobuild and Futurebuild 2009

They say that Ecobuild is the world’s biggest event dedicated to sustainable design, construction and the built environment. This was certainly a hugely popular event with over 30,000 people attending over the three days at Earls Court. Of particular note was a...
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March 5th, 2009
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