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Benefits of Green Buildings: part 3 – social benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the social benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part two – economic benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the economic benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part one – environmental benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the environmental benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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The Argus, 14 August 2018

‘Eco start up wins top awards for green idea’ – 14 August 2018 Brighton & Hove’s daily paper, The Argus, featured Koru-designed PassivPod in their business section. The article details PassivPod’s double win at the National Best New Business Awards.

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How to save water: a guide to reducing water consumption

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If you live in the UK, water may seem abundant. But those of us wanting to live a more sustainable life should be looking at ways we can save water, as treating wastewater is a very energy-intensive process of filtration, chemical

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GrandDesignsMagazine.com, July 2018

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Koru Architects’ director Mark Pellant’s house appeared in the online article ‘7 eco houses to inspire an energy efficient self build project’ Read the full article here and be inspired by the six other fantastic eco builds. Follow Grand Designs

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Grand Designs magazine, May 2018 issue

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Koru Architects’ award-winning office featured as number three in Grand Designs magazine’s article ‘10 amazing sustainable builds‘ which was published in their May 2018 magazine issue (p.94). We’re delighted to appear alongside nine other beautiful, sustainable homes. As stated in

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18.6.18 – Galloway Activity Centre plans for world’s first PassivPod

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Some exciting news from our PassivPod project! Hear from Richard Hermon, Director of Galloway Activity Centre, about why he plans to build the world’s first PassivPod on the shores of the beautiful Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway. Richard and his

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Energy-efficient glazing: all you need to know

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As we’ve said before, one of the most important steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint is to make your home greener. Energy-efficient glazing can go a long way to helping you do this. The amount of heat

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The benefits of bioplastics (#SuperSmartMaterials)

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Bioplastics originate from biological material. We all know that oil and gas originate from biological organisms. But plastics derived from these natural oils and gases aren’t bioplastics. So, what is a bioplastic? One of the first synthetic plastics was made

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