Richard Lochhead MSP, minister for small business, tourism, innovation and trade, visited the site of the new £250 million Dunfermline Learning Campus last week to hear about the progress of a national campaign to improve construction quality.
Midlothian Council’s most ambitious energy-efficient housing development is about to get underway. The £24.038 million project will see 90 Passivhaus homes built on the site of the old Newbattle High School in Easthouses.
This week West of Scotland Housing Association and development partners hub West Scotland and CCG (Scotland) unveiled a plaque to celebrate the Passivhaus certification of the landmark Springfield Cross social housing development in Glasgow’s East End — a significant milestone in the cit
Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £67 million contract by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver a replacement campus at Liberton High School. The firm will be responsible for the design and construction of the new 13,470 square metre campus alongside facilities for the local community
A full project team has been selected to design and build a new state-of-the-art Wellbeing Hub and Lochies School in Alloa. The Wellbeing Hub and swimming pools will be built alongside a new Lochies School, specifically designed to meet the needs of children and young people with severe and com
Campion Homes joint managing directors Susan Jackson and Dougie Herd welcomed Homes for Scotland staff and members to its latest completed project in Gauldry this week, where they were invited to take a tour of the development and learn more about these innovative new homes.
Planning permission has been granted for a new community campus in Faifley, West Dunbartonshire that will bring together two primary schools, a nursery and ASN provision with a host of community facilities, including a library.
Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST), in collaboration with Coaction Training CIC (formerly known as Carbonlite), has announced a new training initiative aimed at revolutionising the construction industry's approach to sustainable building.
Minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants' rights Patrick Harvie MSP visited Scotland’s largest Passivhaus development in Dundashill with West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) and contractor CCG (Scotland) Ltd. Located on the site of the former Diageo Distillery, the
Work on a new £24 million Passivhaus primary school for Irvine has officially commenced. North Ayrshire provost Anthea Dickson carried out the official ground-breaking duties to signal the start of construction of the new facility at Montgomerie Park.
Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has started work on the most ambitious Passivhaus programme in Scotland for Midlothian Council at Bonnyrigg. Work is underway to build 20 new one-bedroom apartments, among 182 homes the council will deliver built to the exacting, energy-efficient Passi
There is no doubt that launching a Passivhaus equivalent for Scotland will drive up the operational efficiency of homes, but as Mike Stevenson, senior manager strategic markets at NorDan UK argues, we also can’t be passive about embodied carbon. There is no doubt that a proposed Scottish equiv