Koru Architects' PassivPod wins Construction Business of the Year 2018

Brighton-based eco startup PassivPod, a joint venture by Green Register members Koru Architects and Strategic Management Partners, has won the coveted title of Construction Business of the Year at the annual National Best New Business Awards event in London. 

The new business also won the prestigious Overall Winner award, beating competition from all other industries – and 68 other new companies – represented at the ceremony.

Passivhaus Training – full funding available for Devon SMEs

If you are based in Devon you can now access our Passivhaus Series of training for free, under the Zero Energy Buildings Catalyst (ZEBCat) programme.

Normally costing £450 + VAT to attend, this is a fantastic opportunity for architects and other building professionals to gain an understanding of the design principles behind passivhaus, over two separate days.

The training will be delivered in Bristol over two days on 26 September and 3 October 2018 and cover:

“They won!” - Last week’s AJ award suggests TGR on the right track

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.

Ecological Building Systems Takes Airtightness on Tour

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.

Partner Event: BSRIA - Soft Landings Conference - 15% Discount for TGR members

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.

2018 STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference - offer for TGR members

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.

There are three ways to knot a bow tie and many ways to build a house.

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.


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