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Festival of Sustainability Provides Fun and Insight

The Glasgow Sustainable Development Network, a division within the University of Glasgow, is holding is second Festival of Sustainability. 2013 marked a successful year and the network has decided to repeat it. People are once again invited to present their ideas for creating more sustainability within society. The festival was held June 10 from 1 […]

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Renewable Energy and the Abilty to Improve the Environment

The Scottish government is already looking at renewable electricity and heat as a way to mitigate climate changes and move toward a low carbon emission society. Onshore and Offshore Renewables Renewable energy can come from onshore and offshore sources. There are various fast moving sectors, which include: Onshore wind turbines Landfill gas Photovoltaic arrays Hydro schemes Wind […]

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Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Construction

The only thing that could be better than economic sustainability within the construction of a building is environmental sustainability. Planning and building has been simplified through a government system that allows for both. Building Certificates Building certificates are being issues throughout England and Wales – and Scotland is next. Statistics demonstrate the energy efficiency rating. This also […]