ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 1995-1999
Tougher laws or tax incentives could be necessary before the property industry moves significantly towards producing greener buildings.
London's Swiss Re HQ, widely sneered at as the 'Gherkin' follows rigorous investment criteria. This building will be both green and mean.
Carrots and sticks encourage businesses to go green
Global warming will make recent blazing weather normal within a few decades. So what impact will that have on property?
It takes hard evidence to fight for changes in the way we construct buildings
The UK is being left in the shade over development of solar energy.
'You have the warmest beer and the coldest homes in the Western world,' said the American.
Some of the most sophisticated modern buildings are notoriously energy-intensive, but the costs fade before other charges.