Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)

Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)

EPD’s are a uniform way to evidence the environmental impacts of manufacturing and using a product through a Life Cycle Analysis or LCA. This enables us to assess the embodied carbon associated with any particular construction, make comparisons between materials and therefore reduce the environmental impact of construction.

In Praise of Clay Plaster

In Praise of Clay Plaster

In spite of coming from a background of building with clay (cob construction) I have only recently re-visited how this extremely abundant and very sustainable material can help us in the retrofitting of buildings.

‘Hard to Treat’ Buildings – Our Key Considerations

‘Hard to Treat’ Buildings – Our Key Considerations

Buildings that aren’t straight forward to insulate are something we work on a lot! There are millions of so called ‘hard to treat’ buildings across the UK which require thermally upgrading to improve the living conditions within them and also to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from them.