Monthly Archives: March 2007

Sustainability Updates

A few items of relevant news have landed onto my computer this week – all make great reading and illustrate the change we are or will see in our industries: CO-OPERATIVE BANK OPENS NEW ‘GREEN’ BRANCH In fact the Cooperative … Continue reading

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Major Developer in Green Pledge

Hot on the heels of my post yesterday questioning targets for our building sector is the announcement from British Land: Three reports came through to my PC today: Britain’s ‘biggest landlord’ to go carbon neutral  One of the United Kingdom’s … Continue reading

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Are you being trained for the worls you will inherit? – the 2030 Challenge

The above title came from the recently received e-newsletter from the USA 2030 Challenge. The 2030 challenge seeks to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing buildings by 2030. The newsletter and the 2030 challenge makes for excellent reading, in … Continue reading

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New Links

I have added two new links to the blogroll panel to the right. Elemental – a mine of interesting and informative information and sustainable solutions for the built environment from Mel Starr, a Sustainability Consultant based in Leeds. Dave’s Diary … Continue reading

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Green Property

If you didn’t get the Observer property section on Sunday it could be well worth tracking down.  The whole section was devoted to Green Property issues which will be of interest to those in the housing market as well as … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth for us?

It is sad that at a time when climate change and carbon management in our industry is in the spot light the Lancashire Best Practice Club has had to postpone a sustainability event due to low take up and apparent … Continue reading

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Event Postponed

The Sustainability event scheduled for 22 March 2007 has unfortunatley been postponed. Watch this space for updates. Our next events are: March 27th CDM – UCLAN  Harris Park Preston April 26th Bidding to Win  – UCLAN  Harris Park Preston You … Continue reading

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