Eco-friendly brand drives eco-friendly factory

Neal's Yard Remedies extends and refurbishes

When Neal’s Yard Remedies decided it needed to extend and refurbish its existing factory HQ in Dorset, it was down to award-winning architects Boon Brown to ensure the company’s green ethics were woven throughout the project. From a three-storey-high ‘living’ wall to unique honeycomb-inspired office buildings, the extensions demonstrate the

Bigger is often better

Big renewables are more cost efficient

Small is allegedly beautiful, and there are certainly are social benefits from being able to control your own energy supply and achieve a degree of independence from the grid. But nearly all the projects being supported under the Zero Carbon Homes programme, and, by definition, all the projects getting Feed

Porter’s: a passivhaus – and a zero carbon house?

Porter’s: A Passivhaus – and a zero carbon house?

Porter’s was built for me, David and my wife Penny Learmonth in 2011-12 by Touchwood Homes and featured in Vol.23 (Autumn 2013) of Green Building magazine. Recently – and it did take a long time – we received Passive House Certification (ID 5042) and proudly display the sign beside