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Eco woodland hideaway in St Agnes

Eco woodland hideaway in St Agnes

Living Structures highlights; new research published by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) states 'carbon appeal' may soon replace 'kerb appeal' when it comes to attracting buyers to a new home.

Combat rising energy costs with an eco-friendly home

Combat rising energy costs with an eco-friendly home

Crest Nicholson, the developer behind Park Central in Birmingham, is urging house hunters to consider the eco-appeal of a property before purchasing a new home in a bid to combat rising energy costs in the UK.

New homes with the ‘green factor’

New homes with the ‘green factor’

Genesis has unveiled a collection of new homes at New Hendon Village in Barnet which tick all the right boxes when it comes to living in a ‘greener’ home.

Green living has grown up

Green living has grown up

If eco homes bring to mind whimsical ‘hobbit houses’ decorated with raffia rugs and wind chimes, then let Oak Tree Court in Nottinghamshire open your eyes to a new and sophisticated greener lifestyle.

Eco-friendly homes and building tips

Eco-friendly homes and building tips

Building in eco-friendly products into your home is becoming common and in fact some are becoming law for new buildings. Not only does it save the impact on the planet and the local environment but each household will save money over the long term that will more than pay for the eco changes.

Social housing 'eco experiment' in London

Social housing 'eco experiment' in London

The Princedale Project, a social housing experiment comparing the energy efficiency of the UK’s first certified Passivhaus retrofit with two other homes, has been presented with a Gold Green Apple Award for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage by Trevor Baylis, inventor of the wind-up radio.

Lower emissions and costs for residents of Pulse in Colindale

Lower emissions and costs for residents of Pulse in Colindale

Fairview New Homes has teamed with E.ON at their Colindale site, Pulse, to provide new homes with a Community Energy Centre, helping to bring down energy emissions and costs for residents.

Charles Church cuts household carbon footprint by up to 50%

Charles Church cuts household carbon footprint by up to 50%

Malmesbury-based Charles Church Wessex, the luxury housebuilder, is so committed to reducing the carbon footprint of its homes that it is now building properties at two developments in the region that are up to 50 per cent more efficient than traditional houses.

An eco-friendly home for the future in Leeds

An eco-friendly home for the future in Leeds

Award-winning housebuilder Miller Homes is once again pushing the boundaries of build quality and design at h2010 by providing wonderful homes for your future and the future of our environment.

Eco-friendly houses for sale in Northamptonshire

Eco-friendly houses for sale in Northamptonshire

Low-carbon properties at Taylor Wimpey’s Brooklands Meadow development of new homes in Silverstone offer a host of benefits for Northamptonshire property-seekers.

Free eco makeover for Peckham home buyers

Free eco makeover for Peckham home buyers

“Properties located in the leafy Low Carbon Zone of Peckham are a dream for environmentally friendly buyers as they offer the potential for a free refurbishment and involvement in one of the most anticipated regeneration projects of the next decade,” says leading South East London estate agent, Wooster & Stock.

Mayford Grange at the forefront of sustainable energy

Mayford Grange at the forefront of sustainable energy

The area’s newest lifestyle village for the over 65s – Mayford Grange – is being held up as an example of how sustainable energy translates into good business sense – and cheaper bills for residents.

Spring 'green' your home to save money & energy!

Spring 'green' your home to save money & energy!

We’ve officially stepped into Spring, so now is the perfect time to give your home and garden a ‘Spring Green’ makeover! Following months of winter hibernation and expensive bills, VPhase (vphase.co.uk) has compiled the top ten most cost-effective and eco friendly ‘Spring Green’ tips to help your wallet and the environment!

See Taylor Wimpey's Green Homes at The Meadows, Telford!

See Taylor Wimpey's Green Homes at The Meadows, Telford!

Taylor Wimpey is putting the environment first at The Meadows – its innovative development of new homes for sale in Telford.

Poole Quarter switches off with global Earth Hour

Poole Quarter switches off with global Earth Hour

For the third year in a row award winning developer Crest Nicholson joined people, businesses, communities and governments across the world to support the WWF’s global Earth Hour campaign.