Eco friendly architects and sustainable architecture
Buildings consume large quantities of natural resources during their construction, accounting for half of the UK’s primary energy consumption. They demand quarrying and exploitation of forests and other natural resources to supply the materials from which they are made. However, eco friendly architects employ low carbon and low environmental impact building and landscape alternatives, which adopt innovative technologies such as solar energy collection, biomass heating and grey water recycling.
Sustainable architecture helps to ensure that environmental impacts are minimised with use of the latest energy-saving technology.
Did you know? New build homes are more energy efficient than older homes but its better for the environment to refurbish an old house. Once cost is taken into consideration, refurbishment is a more eco-friendly and practical option.
J3*Building Futures is a sustainable development, environmental design, green construction and ecological living consultancy, concerned with developing the built environment in a socially and environmentally sustainable manner, helping buildings to become as energy efficient and healthy as they are cost effective. www.j3buildingfutures.co.uk
Inkpen Downie Do you need help with sustainable ideas for your property? Can’t decide which technology suits your project best? From design to planning through to overseeing the full project – you choose the amount of help you need. www.inkpendownie.co.uk
Green Building Magazine This magazine discusses the technical aspects of the best systems and techniques to achieve real green and energy efficient buildings. Designed to help create green, healthy and sustainable buildings. www.greenbuildingmagazine.co.uk
Sustainable architecture seeks to minimise the adverse environmental impact of buildings and homes through energy efficiency and moderation in the use of materials and development space.
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