Sustainability

Smarter buildings key to accelerating decarbonisation goals, according to Johnson Controls study 

As the world races to meet critical climate targets, new research from Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and Forrester Consulting reveals some of the biggest opportunities and immediate needs for business leaders...

Powering the future: An exclusive interview with Shi Ding Song, Business Development Director at Eaton Electrical  

In this exclusive interview, we speak to Shi Ding Song, Business Development Director, Eaton Electrical, about personal career growth and the current power management challenges faced by the built environment.  As the Business Development Director,...

Industry advancements in the relationship between energy and AI 

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already transforming industries across the UK economy, and the energy sector is no exception. Daniel Burton, CEO of PropTech pioneer, Wondrwall Group, discusses how AI has the power to completely change how we balance and...

How a virtual view of design could help build a sustainable future 

Martin Huber, CEO and Co-founder of 3D modelling and spatial data company, Amrax, discusses how 3D visualisation can lead to more innovative and efficient building layouts.  November marked the first anniversary of the release of ChatGPT, an event...

Redefining homeownership: Europe’s quest for affordable housing 

Faced with limited housing availability, rising inflation and interest rates, and growing property maintenance costs due to strict environmental regulations, analysts have predicted a slowdown in the real estate market. Despite these challenges, a recent...

Suffolk Technologies collaborates with Exodigo to improve built world projects 

Exodigo, the leading innovator in non-intrusive underground discovery, has announced its completion of Suffolk Technologies’ prestigious BOOST programme and the kickoff of its commercial engagement on several projects with the firm.  BOOST, named...

Arup to enable climate resilience in informal settlements as part of Roof Over Our Heads campaign 

Announced at COP28, global sustainable development consultancy, Arup, will support informal settlement dwellers with climate resilience, adaptation and infrastructure expertise. Continuing the firm’s longstanding commitment to help the most...

First big-scale commissioning of two Wattway photovoltaic cycle paths in the Netherlands  

Colas and BAM Royal Group, a Dutch construction company, has commissioned two cycle paths equipped with Wattway photovoltaic coating in the Netherlands to support the Dutch grid and enhance green energy efforts.   The project has a surface area of...

Majid Al Futtaim and engazaat sign a solar power agreement at COP28  

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping malls, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has signed a solar power agreement protocol at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 in Dubai with engazaat, the...

Real estate needs to ‘get social’ or lose out to WFH, experts say 

Major players in the real estate industry are responding to the post-pandemic trend of empty offices by joining a radical new scheme designed to raise social standards.  Certified Metrics (‘CM’), the brainchild of sustainability technology...

Eco-engineering the future of heavy equipment and infrastructure projects with data 

In this article, Shweta Saxena, CEO of MachineMax, discusses the bright, green future of infrastructure projects through the power of data engineering.  Infrastructure and utility projects are the bedrock of a functioning society yet could also be...

Why local authorities are fundamental to the success of ChargePoint rollouts 

We hear from Will Temperley, Founder of Fortis Foundation, about the crucial role local authorities play in the success of ChargePoint rollouts amidst the global shift towards electric vehicles.  As countries around the world wake up to climate...