Rethinking Housing Refurbishment

Rethinking Refurbishment

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.

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News from Building4Change

  • 1/9/2014
    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.
  • 31/8/2014
    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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