Cyril Sweett

Existing buildings key to carbon reduction

by mel starrs on September 7, 2007

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The blogosphere have been saying it since day one, now the industry events circuit is catching up.  CIBSE have announced The Great Refurbishment Event: Making refurbishment a green opportunity scheduled for 24 October 2007 in London. And in case we need reminding why existing buildings are key, Cyril Sweett estimate that by 2050, 60% of […]

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The views from RICS

by mel starrs on April 13, 2006

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Interesting article here Six years on from the Government’s publication of its strategy to promote sustainable construction – “Building a Better Quality of Life”, RICS asked quantity surveyors to assess how well the industry has progressed in becoming more energy efficient and socially or environmentally responsible. Unsurprisingly, developers are seen as the stakeholders contributing least […]