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Chris McGinn, commercial manager at PfH Scotland, believes Scottish social landlords need to get back to basics when it comes to reducing the carbon footprint of their homes. More than ever, improving the thermal performance of social homes in Scotland feels like an uphill battle.

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Clyde Gateway's approach to fostering an innovation economy can be replicated to encourage growth across Scotland, says executive director of regeneration Martin Joyce. The economic outlook for Scotland and the wider UK appears to be improving, if only incrementally. There is an opportunit

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After regulations that require all new buildings constructed with a new building warrant to be fitted with clean heating came into effect on April 1st, Luths Services director/engineer Dan Gates examines the new legislation. New homes will have a ban direct emission heating systems (oil & g

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Restoring existing buildings conserves our history but reduces carbon footprints, argues MJ O'Shaughnessy, managing director for conservation engineer Will Rudd Glasgow & Ireland. With our city landscapes continually evolving, the eye is naturally drawn to the plethora of exciting new devel

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Graeme Pollock shares his insights on commercial property investment and economic growth in the West Lothian region of Scotland, considering impacts from Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic and strengths in industries like logistics, distribution, and repurposing of older industrial spaces. While

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Shona Frame, a partner and construction sector expert at law firm CMS, sets out tips for companies to deliver successful environmental, social and governance practices across their business. The focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations within the construction sector continu

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In the run-up to the Scottish Home Awards 2024, Lorna Cameron, CEO of Horizon Housing Association, says organisations pioneering accessible and inclusive housing hold the key to a more equal and sustainable housing future. A quiet but remarkable revolution is underway as new homes spring up across S

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