Monthly Archives: February 2008

route to reduce Scottish carbons

Having posted on the Welsh drive to zero carbon yesterday, only fair to note the The Scottish Government last month launched its consultation on pushing for 80% reduction by 2050 … signaling Scotland’s serious intent to lead the global effort … Continue reading

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sustainability – barriers or opportunities?

As expected a number of mixed and potentially confusing announcements made at Eco Build question progress towards zero carbon construction, question the defintion of carbon zero while setting more targets for (non domestic) zero carbon construction by 2020. Founder of … Continue reading

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Sponge green guide to buying a home

Bit late on this one as it has been picked up by Mel at Elemental and Phil at Zero Champion, but worth relaying across to isite readers is the Sponge guide to green home buying – a check list you … Continue reading

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zero carbon route map to Wales

Jane Davidson the Welsh AM for Environment, Sustainability & Housing,  launched the new Renewable Energy Route Map for the Welsh Assembly Government last week – out for consultation until May. It details lots of wind farms and lots of public … Continue reading

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Its clean and its efficient and its possible  – its efficiencity – whilst the government dither on policy Greenpeace have produced an attractive and informative animation to show just what is possible in our towns and cities.  It is a … Continue reading

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Women into work events NW

I have been asked to communicate the events being held through Elevate and Women Into Work over the next month or so. The training is free and is available to all female staff within the built environment sector – including … Continue reading

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isite round up

I was looking at the blog stats for isite last night – so here is a round up of isite activity over the last month or so. Where are you all? Recently I added a nice little gadget – ClustrMaps … Continue reading

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