Archived News

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Hub are presenting at the Timber Expo 2014

Join us on 7-8 October at the NEC, Birmingham as we present the latest on Allowable Solutions, Housing Standards and the Zero Carbon definition. You can also grab all of our latest publications and documents on stand X49.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Zero Carbon Quiz

Celebrate World Green Building Week!

As part of World Green Building Week the Zero Carbon Hub, in collaboration with Saint-Gobain and Physics Unbound, are hosting the Zero Carbon Quiz. Join us at the Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre and test your knowledge of physics and green buildings, meet people, have fun and maybe even learn something new.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Ventilation project to officially kick-off this month

In July 2013, the Zero Carbon Hub and the NHBC Foundation published a report highlighting issues and key actions relating to MVHR systems in new homes. The report, the culmination of work by the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Group, chaired by Lynne Sullivan OBE, stressed the point that ‘as new homes become more airtight, adequate ventilation is relied upon increasingly to maintain satisfactory indoor air quality (IAQ).

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future, 11-12 September 2014

Birmingham City University will hold the 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future at its City Centre Campus on 11th and 12th September 2014. This will be followed by a technical visit to a ground-breaking Birmingham Zero Carbon House on Saturday 13th September.