RIBA President stands down from the Board

Alan Jones has dramatically resigned from the Board of the Royal Institute of British Architects, after taking issue with the renewal of Chief Executive Alan Vallance’s contract. He will remain as President until the scheduled end of his term next month.

How we measure energy efficiency in homes isn’t working

As the latest English Housing Survey reveals that  the majority of homes in England have sub-standard energy efficiency ratings, Freya Wise of The Open University warns that “EPCs aren’t working”, arguing that they “are often inaccurate when predicting energy use.”