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Submitted by Dan on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:27

Last Wednesday The Green Register held its annual Steering Group meeting in London.

We used a room at the offices of members Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTE) not because it had a fantastic setting overlooking the Regents Canal but because their Head of Sustainable Design, Tom Dollard, is one of our steering group and we have a very good working relationship with them regularly holding training there.

Submitted by birgit on Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:16

As well as supplying natural insulations and airtight and windtight  materials, the Technical Team from Ecological Building Systems have been speaking and training at Green Register events throughout the country for the last decade latterly partnering with us to further their support to promoting sustainable construction training in the UK.

Submitted by Dan on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:57

Lucy Pedler and Dan Weisselberg from The Green Register will be chairing discussions, providing a key energy efficiency and building fabric presentation and running a workshop at the inaugural Low Carbon Homes Forum in Exeter June 5th, World Environment Day.

Submitted by birgit on Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:12

One of our members, Mike Andrews of Energy Saving Experts, is cycling 60 miles to attend the first in our series of Building Biology sessions which starts today. That's dedication!

Mike's extreme commute forms part of training for a fundraising challenge, which you can sponsor:

Submitted by Richard on Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:33

BSRIA is delighted to be staging its flagship 2018 Soft Landings Conference: Soft Landings – a culture for all projects.

Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational performance of the building and meeting the client's expectations. It provides a step-by-step process for clients and their project teams to follow in order to avoid pitfalls and deliver a better performing product.

Submitted by birgit on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:58

We're excited to be event partners for the 2018 STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference taking place in London on 7th June (9.30-17.00).

Keynote speakers from Ofgem, Each Home Counts and ICOMOS will provide an update on policy and standards. Delegates will hear about practical examples including the problems at the retrofit in Preston, what is happening in the Private Rented Sector, various projects in Scotland, and how a Whole House Approach is working out at scale in London.

Submitted by Dan on Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:55

We at The Green Register believe in building green - encouraging air tightness, reducing heat loss and managing moisture. Site visits are a great way for architects, engineers other professionals to see the implementation of the ever evolving technologies, measures and materials involved in creating better, more sustainable buildings.

Submitted by Richard on Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:54

The Green Register run the only bite size passivhaus sessions in the UK (in collaboration with AECB CarbonLite) and so are delighted to be able to offer a series of practical site visits and workshops with Bow Tie Construction.

Submitted by birgit on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:25

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018: Products, People, Planet

The Green Register is delighted to be event partners with the ASBP for their 2018 Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo. Green Register members benefit from the partner rate when booking a place.

Submitted by birgit on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:23

I’ve been waiting decades for this moment.

Ever since my father built and erected a wind turbine in our back garden in 1975, I hoped that a time would come when common sense would prevail and renewable energy would be seen for what it is: a clean, carbon neutral, unlimited and free-at-source of energy that does no harm to our beautiful planet – our one and only home.