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September 21, 2016

Brexit and how will it effect the building standards in United Kingdom?

United Kingdom leaving the EU (Brexit) will affect more than 40,000 individual items in legislation, especially in environmental legislation and energy management law. Many princilples in the UK, Scotland or England and Wales, comes from EU legislation. Althought the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is implemented individually by each member state. It is more […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 9, 2015

Some of UK´s first passive house schools from timber!

Passive house is always a good choice for a construction especially for schools. Here is an interesting presentation by Jonathan Hines about UK´s first passive house schools from timber structure…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 21, 2015

History of street lights in UK!

1766 First oil-powered street lamps installed in Paris. 1807 Gas lamps introduced to London. 1932 Introduction of low pressure sodium (SOX) lamp characterized by its dull, monochromatic yellow light. Although…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova