Entries by Lyn

World Green Building Council – UPDATE

Ahead of COP26, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) updates its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment to include bold new requirements for addressing embodied emissions and publishes best practice for carbon offsetting for the built environment. LONDON – 9am BST, 15 September 2021 – Today, WorldGBC announces an update to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (the Commitment), expanding its […]

Up, Up and Away

British Entrepreneurs CTO Matt Denton and CEO Antony Quinn of Maverick Aviation (Photo credit: University of Southampton Science Park)   WORLD’S FIRST HANDS-FREE JETPACK PROTOTYPE REVEALED    These are the first images ever released of Maverick Aviation’s prototype, which promises to transform the way challenging maintenance, inspections and rescues are carried out worldwide. The jetpack is […]

Why Woodland’s should join the race for net-zero

CarbonStore will address environmental and sustainability specialists and analysts on ‘Why Woodland Creation Should Be Part of a Carbon Reduction Strategy and the race for net-zero’ at a dedicated webinar on 21 September at 10.00 am.   CarbonStore provides an open and transparent platform for companies and landowners to buy and sell woodland Carbon Units […]

certification for smart mechanical ventilation

Flagship AirMaster Smart Mechanical Ventilation Awarded Passivhaus Component Certification   SAV Systems is proud to announce that the AirMaster AM 1000 has been awarded Passivhaus Component certification in conjunction with their Danish partner, Airmaster A/S. The flagship AM 1000 is the first decentralised, duct free, mechanical ventilation unit with heat recovery (MVHR) on the market […]

MMC and net zero on the agenda for LHC at Housing 2021

Public sector housing teams will be able to hear about and discuss the challenges of and opportunities available in MMC, retrofit and the net zero agenda, as experts from procurement specialist LHC appear at Housing 2021. Two of LHC’s regional directors will be tackling the hot topics at the first major housing event to take […]


Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading modular building specialists, has appointed Mark Rooney as Divisional Director for its Hire operations.   Mark joins the business with 15 years’ experience in leadership roles, 10 years of which have been spent in the construction hire space.  He now takes responsibility for Premier’s highly successful Hire Division, […]

All Change at Bethesda’s Former Railway Station

A Gwynedd town will see the site of its former railway station transformed into affordable homes as work begins on a new housing development. Housing association Grŵp Cynefin, which owns and manages 4,800 properties across all six north Wales counties as well as northern Powys, has commenced construction on a £2.5 million project to build […]


The environmental benefits that can be delivered by adopting modern methods of construction (MMC) in the delivery of building projects are not always properly understood by businesses, according to industry experts. The gap in understanding exists across other non-costed benefits of MMC too, such as the social value of projects, the experts agreed at a […]

China and Nuclear Britain, USA questions trust

Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry By Stanley Reed Financing and security issues are clouding new power station projects. A few years ago, Britain agreed to let China take an ownership stake in its newest nuclear power plants, figuring Beijing had the nuclear know-how and the construction smarts to help replace the […]

MMC – ‘In the Swim with Team GB’

Box Architects and the Olympian-led ReCreation Group are using modern methods of construction (MMC) to deliver affordable and sustainable pools to get more people swimming. Box and ReCreation pledged to build on the legacy of Team GB’s gold rush in the pool in Tokyo. Britain’s swimmers won eight medals last week, including double golds for […]