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M2020 – The Carbon Tipping Point

The ambitious but achievable carbon M2020 initiative, launched by Christiana Figueres in London this week, sets out carbon emission reduction ‘pathways’ to meet the temperature goals agreed in Paris back in 2015 Bending the curve of emissions by 2020 is the only way … Continue reading

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Equality, Respect, Image, Sustainability … all connected.

‘When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe’ John Muir With todays International Womens Day, falling mid week of the National Apprentice Week and concurrent with Eco Build, here are my … Continue reading

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Fairsnape nominated for international Green Blogger Award

As noted last month, I am delighted that this blog has once again been nominated for the international  JDR Green Blogger Award, with the voting  stage of the awards now open. If you enjoy reading and find the content of … Continue reading

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More | Better. An alternative approach to housing.

Delighted to have participated in the excellent More | Better – an evaluation of the potential of alternative approaches to inform housing delivery in Wales report by Ed Green and others at Cardiff University. The compelling More | Better report, … Continue reading

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Healthy Buildings and Wellness: 12 Insights

Alison Nicholls, Associate Director, Constructing Excellence, put together the following, excellent summary of the recent Heathy Buildings and Wellness event held on the 31st January 2017.  The event was hosted Aecom at their Aldgate Tower offices, designed to meet the very latest standards … Continue reading

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Lancashire Construction is Blooming

With the regions transformational City Deal now getting into swing there will be ‘blooming’ opportunities for those in the Lancashire built environment sector over the coming months and years. And Constructing Excellence, through its Lancashire and Regional Clubs is well … Continue reading

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Nomination for JDR Annual Industry Blogger Awards

Delighted that this blog, Fairsnape iSite, that started its life in ten years ago in Jan 2007 has once again been recognised through nomination to the 8th Annual JDR Industry Blogger Awards. Watch this space as canvassing for votes starts in March. … Continue reading

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