The National Refurbishment Centre is supporting the practical delivery of green refurbishment and retrofit, based on evidence from a network of exemplar buildings.
An industry-led partnership
The National Refurbishment Centre includes leading suppliers, contractors, retailers and stakeholder organisations who are seeking ways to create a step-change in the delivery of sustainable refurbishment.
See Technology Strategy Board's £4.5m collaborative R&D competition.
A library of reports, best practice guides and tools on all aspects of refurbishment.
European green refurbishment
Approaches to energy-efficient refurbishment in nine European Countries.
Refurbishing the Nation
NRC's new report about the UK's retrofit landscape.
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Researchers discover new ways to harvest solar energy
A transparent solar panel that can be placed directly over a window to harvest infrared solar energy has been developed at Michigan State University (MSU). Meanwhile physicists at Harvard University have proposed a device that would generate electric power by releasing infrared energy.
London cuts construction machinery emissions by 40%
London is to become the first city in the world to require construction equipment to meet standards for emissions following the introduction of new planning rules.
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