Blog

Life Cycle Analysis: a new way to measure building performance

Long term sustainability appraisals, which take into account a range of alternative schemes and associated building operational carbon and life cycle performance, are becoming a ‘must have’ to win planning permissions.

Google's Project Sunroof can help you make the switch to solar

Google has recently unveiled its new tool, Project Sunroof, which is aimed at encouraging people to install solar technologies in their homes.

Liquid Solar Technology: the next generation of renewable energy

A Columbia-based company has created an innovative solar technology, SolarWindow™, which may potentially turn ordinary window or entire tall towers and skyscrapers into electricity generators.

Kengo Kuma's V&A museum is taking shape in Dundee

The impressive new V&A museum in Dundee, designed by the renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, promises to become an iconic Scottish building.

Smart materials explained

Smart Materials have been used for years in different sectors such as in automotive, aerospace and medicine and they are opening new ways to design high-performance buildings. These materials are really offering extraordinary possibilities even in building design.

USGBC’s new guidelines to drive transparency in the product manufacturing industry

The USGBC has released new guidance for LEED Materials & Resources Credit 4 aimed at driving more transparency in the product manufacturing industry.

A unique directory for green product announced!

World’s first product library focused on LEED, BREEAM, ESTIDAMA and other standards. By simplifying complex data, we provide a unique one-stop solution for both material selection and green product information

Saint-Gobain on the importance of comfort, health & wellbeing

The Multi Comfort approach is a way of designing, building and renovating our homes, workplaces, schools and other buildings to deliver improved comfort and wellbeing for everyone

New Material - Cactus-based eco-friendly thermal insulation

A new environmentally friendly cactus-based thermal insulation does not contain any toxic substances and the material is 100% recyclable and reusable

Video #1 - Ongreening’s Conversations with Green Leaders

Enjoy our series of video featuring conversations with Green Leaders