From the latest hybrid technology to tenant-run garden projects, this year’s Sustainable Housing Award winners demonstrate the very best in environmentally friendly approaches to building and maintaining homes and communities. Kate Youde reports
One of the most interesting parts of my job giving energy advice to social landlords is when I get to survey properties or meet tenants one-on-one. I see the good, the bad and the ugly - and in this regular new column I hope to share some of the unfiltered observations I’ve made on the job.
As chair of the environmental audit committee, Joan Walley is currently at the centre of one of the most ferocious debates in the commons. Here, the sustainability stalwart tells Jess McCabe where the coalition is going wrong
Our quarterly focus on sustainability takes an indepth look at whether green taxes are to blame for energy price rises, developers paying to ‘offset’ biodiversity and the Sustainable Housing Awards 2013
In a time of financial restraint, it is only by trialling and analysing the various funding schemes and retrofit approaches available that asset managers can successfully future-proof their social housing stock, says John Barnham