8 Sustainable Building Products Used in the United Kingdom

Any builder, architect or project manager is very aware that sustainable building materials represent the future of home building and improvement. Reports on the building industry say that commercial and residential buildings account for 39% of green house gas emissions.  With this in mind it makes sense that by using more sustainable materials in the…

How to get the specification right when designing for sustainability

Designing for sustainability – How to get the specification right A number of projects I am working on start at the ‘We want to fit such-and-such devices and have this-and-that technology on the roof and want to use a so-and-so system’. I think overall that you’ll get a better result to specify sustainability into your…

Home Energy Audit Wiltshire PV array

How To Green Your Home On The Inside? Part 5 – Bathrooms

Green your home by following our green interior design tips and advice; Final instalment – Bathrooms. Here’s the final part in the series of elements to consider when you come to redecorate your new home. Our Sustainability Director at Charlie Laing Project Management looks at bathrooms. Bathrooms In the average household, each person uses between…

How To Green Your Home On The Inside? Part 4 – Green Heating

Green your home by following those eco interior design tips and advice. Here’s part four in the series of elements to consider when you come to redecorate your new home. Our Sustainability Director at Charlie Laing Project Management looks at green heating. Green heating Efficient heating is an important part of creating a comfortable, eco-friendly…

How To Green Your Home On The Inside? Part 3 – Kitchens

Green your home by following those green interior design tips and advice. Here’s part three in the series of elements to consider when you come to redecorate your new home. Today, our Sustainability Director at Charlie Laing Project Management, looks at kitchens. Kitchens Appliances – Specifying A-rated appliances for your kitchen or utility room is a…

How To Green Your Home On The Inside? Part 2 – Walls

Green your home by following those green interior design tips and advice from our sustainability expert. Choosing a sustainable building system and natural, reclaimed or recycled materials is really only half the story when it comes to creating a home that’s energy efficient and economical to run. It’s important to match the green credentials of…

How To Green Your Home On The Inside? Part 1- Floors

Green your home by following those green interior design tips and advice from sustainability expert. Choosing a sustainable building system and natural, reclaimed or recycled materials is really only half the story when it comes to create a home that’s energy efficient and economical to run. It’s import to match the green credentials of a…