A beneficial way of helping our cities to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change is utilising green space. Green roofs are and will be an increasingly important technology. The ecosystems services that [...]
What is Passive house? (Passivhaus) – We give you the latest low down on this ultra efficient energy contruction.
This construction standard was “rediscovered” in the early 90s by the German physicist Wolfgang Feist, who worked, studied and built in 1991 in the city of Darmstadt, southwest of Frankfurt, the first modern Passive House. [...]
Mould can be found everywhere—in the air, on many surfaces, any damp areas. What does that mean for us, especially when the mould is found in your own home? It means you are at risk [...]
It’s always suggested that you paint in a well-ventilated area due to the fumes that are released. In fact, the chemicals that are being released are called Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs. The strong smell and [...]