Becoming an Accredited Eco-refurbisher: A New Course from The Green Register

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/23/2011 - 00:00

Guest blog by delegate Tim Brown, Ashton Design, Cumbria

Work in Cumbria is varied and diverse but predominantly involves renovation/refurbishment and extension of traditional buildings, many employing solid stone walls and dipping slate roofs. Therefore when I learnt of the one day course to become an Accredited Eco-Refurbisher and with the experience of previous Green Register events I decided to venture down to Bristol.

The Success of Sustainability Now

Submitted by LucyPedler on Wed, 02/23/2011 - 00:00

On 13th and 14th May, Phil Clark, Editor-in-chief digital communities at UBM Built Environment pulled off an impressive feat inviting everyone from the construction industry to participate in the virtual event 'Sustainability Now'. I was invited as an expert to take part, and had two slots over the two days where I would contribute to live discussions on issues close to my heart.