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The Crown Estate

2015 Building Environment winners , The Crown Estate are a values driven business investing in and managing some of the UK’s most important assets, ensuring they are sustainably worked, developed and enjoyed to deliver the best value over the long term.

There won’t be recycling unless it can be made profitable warns Waste Management boss

Source: There won’t be recycling unless it can be made profitable warns Waste Management boss The chief executive of the largest recycling and waste management company in the United States has warned that recycling is increasingly unprofitable. Waste Management’s boss David Steiner revealed in the company’s first quarter results that recycling prices had fallen by 14% […]

An overview of Building Information Modelling | Buildings

What is Building Information Modelling? Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a process using 3D digital modelling software to develop a more thorough understanding of spaces. A simple way of thinking about BIM is as a replacement for ‘traditional’ building designs such as blueprints and other technical drawings. BIM differs because it goes beyond the three basic […]

New Ink-Coated Window Shades Save Energy

A New Jersey firm has found a way to provide electronic energy-saving shading for windows at very little additional cost. Elliott Schlam, the principal of New Visual Media Group, says his firm has come up with a new take on the traditional window shade – a super-thin sheet of polymer film that’s installed inside insulating […]

SEPA – Scottish Green Champion

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency were the 2015 Scottish Green Champions in the Environmental Best Practice Awards.  The SEPA is Scotland’s environmental regulator and flood warning authority. Its main role is to protect and improve Scotland’s environment.