Sustainability

There is a clear shift towards more eco-conscious house-hunting, reports Rightmove - but high costs and confusion are thwarting many people's desire to improve their home's energy efficiency.

A European property investment platform plans to spend £1bn buying and retrofitting thousands of British homes for rent.

"The real estate industry is the single-most contributed industry to climate change," says venture capital boss. "It's the culprit that was hiding in plain sight."

Hamptons is planting a mangrove tree for every new sale or rental instruction secured in June.

"A proven champion of net zero carbon buildings" is needed to spearhead the development the Britain's first Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard, backed by many of the property sector's biggest and most i…

Weston's "fabric first" approach to housing design and construction aims to boost energy efficiency, reduce emissions - and tap into home-buyers' "green premium".

Architects and property developers "have to be more creative in our approach to buildings old and new, residential or commercial, to ensure that what we design, is designed to last," says SPPARC chief, Trevor …

59% of home-buyers are willing to pay extra for a home that primarily uses renewable energy, according to a new survey, while a third of buyers think EPC ratings are more important now than they were a…

"Sustainability is simple", says the CEO of top-end estate agency Fine & Country on Earth Day 2022, as he shares insights on how climate change is affecting property businesses, and offers practical advice …

CWG's first project with Eden will be the creation of a "green spine" through the centre of the Canary Wharf estate.

Around two fifths of future house-hunters say they would consider the energy efficiency of their next home, up sharply from just over one fifth who thought about this with their last property purchase

"We recognise the opportunity we have to be a ‘green influencer’," says Redbook Agency's CEO Tom Adams, as the firm commits to a major environmental initiative.