Tag Archives: greenbuild

Why EXPOC21 is a vital event for the built environment

Time was, to uncover the latest thinking and developments in the world of sustainability meant a lot of travel and time investment. I recall, whilst developing and driving the Mowlem Sustainability Strategy for Prime Contracting at the end of the 90’s, … Continue reading

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Europe’s Brightest and Greenest

From the Construction21 Community blog: The Construction21EXPO.eu Europe will bring together the brightest and greenest across the European Green Build sector in February, as exhibitors, speakers or as visiting attendees.  As part of our social media programme running alongside the Expo … Continue reading

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Powering the Green Deal

How social media can help drive the Green Deal programme. Great to see our interview article in latest issue of GreenBuildNews. (Page 16, special report) The original interview with Stephen Kennet can be found on 2DegreesNetwork The Be2 Social Media … Continue reading

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Ten tips: building green for contractors on a budget

Ever-changing regulations surrounding environmental policy require contractors to re-examine business practices on a regular basis. Unfortunately, contractors are left to interpret a great deal of industry regulations on their own. Among these confounding regulations are those concerning environmental protection. Guest … Continue reading

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US Green building may follow EU model …

Heres an interesting article that Google alerts brought to my attention:  Future green construction may follow European models in the Portand Journal of Commerce. As the building industry searches for the next big thing, the likelihood increases that builders, developers, architects … Continue reading

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affordability and sustainability

As I was delivering a bid to win workshop yesterday we covered the issue of project prices and costs, and as usual had the debate about the high cost of low price.  The trick is to break the cycle of … Continue reading

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Green build goes big in San Jose

Over 13000 delegates, 100 speakers and 380 exhibitors are expected at West Coast Green, the world’s largest residential green building conference, in San José this September. The event, that will be a green zero-waste conference, will also include live blogging, … Continue reading

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