The Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development and sustainability charity BioRegional have launched a new initiative designed to share the knowledge and experience gained from creating the UK’s first eco-town. The Eco-Bicester Living lab (EBLL) captures the learning and innovation that is happening in Bicester through knowledge-sharing that integrates users as co-creators.

Value of Green Buildings is a research report by Sweett Group and BRE, it has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. The draft version of the 2014 BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-Out has been published.

In an open letter to Lord Deighton Commercial Secretary to the Treasury industry leaders argue Government should direct £3-4 billion a year in capital investment to fund a significant programme of energy efficiency to transform the UK’s aging housing stock.

From 22 – 26 September 2014, members of green building councils around the globe will celebrate World Green Building Week.

And for inspiration the finalists have been announced for the Sustainability Leaders Awards.

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