03.01 BUILDING, DESIGN & MATERIALS

United Kingdom Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS)

Description

The UK Woodland Assurance Standard is an independent certification standard for verifying sustainable forest and woodland management in the United Kingdom. The UKWAS is unusual because it is a certification standard rather than a certification scheme. It is designed to provide a single common standard for use within forest certification programmes operating in the UK; these programmes provide a way to assure buyers and users that wood and wood products come from sustainably managed woodlands. Read more »

Location

59 George Street (3rd floor),
Edinburgh EH2 2JG
United Kingdom

Envirosash

Description

Envirosash’s experienced team specialise in the renovation and fabrication of timber windows on period properties. By using and maximizing the latest glazing technology available on the market we install Slim Double Glazed units into existing windows meaning there is no need for replacement. Read more »

Location

27 Court Road,
Deal, Kent CT14 7RG
United Kingdom

Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology

Description

In 1994 the University of East London (UEL) started the MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies. Originally based at UEL’s London campus, in 2000 the course moved to CAT, giving students the opportunity to learn in beautiful, inspiring and innovative surroundings. Read more »

Location

Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9AZ
United Kingdom

eTool

Description

At eTool we offer sustainable building design and consultation services on any size project in any country. To help you achieve a building with a low carbon footprint, high energy efficiency and great return on investment, we developed unique life cycle assessment software eTool LCA.

With our software, we can assess any building size, from residential and commercial to development and infrastructure. We measure the carbon, energy, water, waste and cost of the design and offer green solutions to get the best result for both you and the planet. Read more »

Location

Perth, Western Australia 6000
Australia

Apse Architecture & Planning

Description

With many years of experience in the design of ethical, eco architecture and planning, Apse Architecture and Planning creates inspiring and beautiful buildings to our client's satisfaction across the South West. Established in 2003, the business is located in Dartington Hall (Totnes). Read more »

Location

159, The Space, Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EL
United Kingdom

Eco Home Centre from RDE

Description

Eco Home Centre is a not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to promoting sustainable building in Wales. We have a very informative blog at http://ecohomecentre.blogspot.com that should help you to understand your home and what materials are best for it and you. We specialise in natural products that are both eco, health and pocket friendly. We supply products from companies like earthborn, auro, osmo, lindab and also larger structural elements like doors and windows.

Location

Rounded Development Enterprises
63 Clive Road, Canton,
Cardiff CF5 1HH
United Kingdom

AECB (The Sustainable Building Association)

Description

Promotes and encourages sustainable building. Offers advice on all aspects of environmentally conscious construction. Members receive Green Building Magazine. More information on sustainable building can be found in the Green Building Bibles at www.greenbuildingbible.co.uk.

Location

PO Box 32, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 5ZA
United Kingdom

Soil Association - Woodmark

Description

The Soil Association's Woodmark Programme, accredited by the FSC, carries out forest and chain of custody certification. Look out for the FSC logo when purchasing wood products.

Location

South Plaza,
Marlborough Street,
Bristol BS1 3NX
United Kingdom
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