03.01 BUILDING, DESIGN & MATERIALS

The Wood Awards

Description

The Wood Awards started in 1971 as the Carpenters’ Award and was relaunched in 2003 as the Wood Awards.

The Wood Awards is the UK’s premier architecture and furniture competition celebrating excellence in design in the world’s most sustainable material. The Wood Awards is the most respected award for building and design in wood.

The aim of The Wood Awards is to recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation in wood and wood products.

Location

c/o TRADA,
Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 4ND
United Kingdom

SEMERGY

Description

SEMERGY is a decision support system that enables you to efficiently identify cost-efficient and energy saving building configurations to optimize the overall energy efficiency of existing and new buildings.

XYLEM Technologies is an Austrian company that develops innovative software solutions in the areas of IT-security, semantic technologies and sustainability.

Location

XYLEM Technologies,
Favoritenstrasse 16,
Vienna 1040
Austria

TRADA - Timber Research and Development Association

Description

TRADA provides information on all aspects of the use of timber in construction, including sustainable construction methods, details and materials such as timber frame, timber from sustainable sources or recycling and re-use of timber. TRADA is a membership association and provides direct access to suppliers of certified green products as well as construction professionals with expertise in sustainable building. The majority of the information and a directory of suppliers can be accessed free-of-charge from the website.

Location

Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 4ND
United Kingdom

Airseal Insulation Ltd

Description

Airseal Insulation is the distributor for Icynene Spray Foam Insulation in England and Wales. We have a network of trained licensed installers throughout the country.

Icynene Spray Foam is a soft spray foam insulation ideal for residential, commercial, health care facilities, schools and agricultural buildings. Icynene is a premium product and Airseal Insulation is committed to providing the best possible service to our customers.

Location

Unit 18 Farriers Way Industrial Estate,
Bridle Road,
Liverpool L30 4XL
United Kingdom

Tribo Electrical

Description

Essex based electrician. 10 years experience. NICEIC-registered. Competent and qualified for all electrical works including Solar PV systems. We pride ourselves on our environmentally friendly approach and our sim is to help you lower your carbon footprint where we can.

Location

45 Mount Pleasant,
Maldon, Essex CM9 6EQ
United Kingdom

Encraft

Description

Encraft is an independent consulting engineering firm specialising in microgeneration and energy efficiency.

We develop and deliver projects from individual building energy systems through to large-scale distributed energy schemes. Our web applications team produces market-leading specialist applications for low carbon energy project appraisal, development and management. Read more »

Location

Perseus House,
3 Chapel Court, Holly Walk,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4YS
United Kingdom

Thinkinsulation - Get Loft Insulation

Description

A source of clear and practical advice on energy efficiency. Here you'll find useful information and tips on how you can improve your home's energy efficiency, help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases and save money into the bargain.

Find out how insulation works, why it's the most cost-effective and sustainable energy saving product you can buy and learn about the different options to upgrade your home's energy rating.

Location

Unit 1A, Wirral Business Park,
Arrowe Brook Road,
Upton, Wirral CH49 1QZ
United Kingdom

Build a Dream Self Build Association

Description

A self help group for self builders; informs and assists custom builders and the custom build industry. Expert advice and networking contacts always available. Group members are emailed quantities of useful information including ecological, sustainable and green sources. A monthly programme of talks is held in Bath, with the possibility of more across the country. Group visits to members’ projects, and to relevant companies. Free tickets to self build shows. For more details see website.

Location

3 The Beeches,
Bath, Somerset BA2 2UX
United Kingdom
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