One-stop ‘Eco-home’ show returns

Whether it’s meeting building regs, achieving Passivhaus standard or simply a case of improving the overall energy efficiency of your home, it can be confusing and daunting at the best of times to select the right systems and technology for... View Article

Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2014

Sponsored by Homebase The British Homes Awards have been pivotal in providing a catalyst for change in the creation of new homes and has this year received record levels of entries across all the award categories. Organiser Mike Gazzard Hon... View Article

Garador MD rides high for charity

Even top executives need to find time to keep fit – but Simon Hipgrave, managing director of Britain’s leading garage door maker Garador, has gone an extra mile! In fact, he has gone nearly 220 extra miles! This is the... View Article

Days 1-3 at 100% Design

We have a fantastic line-up of international designers and speakers over four days at 100% Design on the theme of this year’s theme: serendipidity. Inspired by a Piranesi quote, “By messing about we discover”, this years talks programme will look... View Article

100% Design 2014 is now open

The 20th edition of 100% Design has now opened its doors! International design guru Philippe Starck opened the doors this morning to a packed reception of visitors before unveiling his new ceramic tile collection for Ceramica Sant’Agostino, which will be... View Article

A feast for all the senses in National Conifer Week

Garden retailers throughout the UK are being given the opportunity to inspire their customers and boost conifer sales during National Conifer Week, organised by the HTA and the British Conifer Group, which will run between 27 September and 5 October... View Article

‘A Child’s Dream’ charity project

Unique interpretations of iconic designs to be auctioned at designjunction2014 to raise funds for Teddy’s Wish charity project. designjunction is proud to announce Teddy’s Wish as its official chosen charity for 2014. Teddy’s Wish raises funds to aid research into... View Article

BRE launches flood resilience white paper at Resilience14

Dr Stephen Garvin, who leads BRE’s Centre for Resilience, will be unveiling a white paper on scalable technologies and the role of incentives in flood protection and management, at Resilience14. The paper considers a range of technical and non-technical solutions... View Article

Firefighters promote the need for fire doors

Fire doors can save lives and prevent fire from spreading with devastating consequences. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Fire Door Safety Week (15-21 September) by raising awareness around the critical protection the specialist doors provide. Crews are very... View Article

Norman Baker MP launches Lewes Eco Open Houses

Lewes MP Norman Baker today officially launched Lewes Eco Open Houses, which will be held over the weekends of 13-14 and 20-21 September. Sixteen homes in Lewes, Barcombe, Ditchling, Rodmell and rural areas, will be open to the public to... View Article