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Passivhaus Design and Solar Shading

Passivhaus (which translates to Passive House) is a design standard for energy-efficient buildings that aims to minimise the need for mechanical heating and cooling. As we will see, this has…

Navigating Ethical Sourcing in Construction

There is increasing importance being placed on ethical sourcing on the part of clients and commissioners of construction projects. In response, the industry and the various bodies and organisations that…

We’re Celebrating Global Shading Day!

As we approach Global Shading Day on March 21st 2024, it’s time to delve into the profound significance of this day and the urgent need for passive shading solutions in…

Biophilic Design and Solar Shading

In the pursuit of sustainable and aesthetically pleasing architectural solutions, the marriage of biophilic design principles with solar shading systems has emerged as a groundbreaking trend. Architects, designers, and contractors…

Environmental Regulations in the Construction Industry

The construction industry plays a pivotal role in shaping the build environment, but also carries a significant environmental impact. The UK built environment is responsible for approximately 25% of total…