Housing Specification Blog

November, 2014

Getting the building blocks in place

November 19, 2014 PaulGroves Housing DesignInnovationsPlanning & Legislation

Jim Matthews, third generation owner of family run brick works H.G. Matthews, offers insight in to how choosing bricks which have been wood-fired, a process which dates back to the 18th century, can offer massive sustainability benefits. Focus on sustainability and the environment has never been more important, no matter what industry you are in. […]

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Knauf Insulation calls for political agreement on energy efficiency

November 5, 2014 PaulGroves Housing DesignHousing IssuesPlanning & Legislation

A new report from Cambridge Econometrics has revealed the huge benefits of a national energy efficiency programme and also shows up the gaps in party conference commitments, says Josh Robson, head of public affairs at Knauf Insulation. The cheapest and most secure energy available is that which we don’t use. However, as energy bills are […]

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