June 5, 2023

Solutions to Reduce Building Materials’ Carbon Footprint

Climate change and its consequences have arrived in the building sector. In addition to energy consumption in the ‘use’ phase, the focus is increasingly on the emissions related to the building materials themselves – the so-called Embodied Carbon. These are the emissions caused during the production of building materials, transport and the actual construction of…

September 29, 2017

The True Cost of Noise

Dead silence can be an intimidating working environment. Some sound in any workplace is generally desirable: pleasing background sounds like the gentle, indecipherable babble of colleagues speaking, one’s own choice of music or perhaps the sounds of nature coming through an open window. However, much of the sound in typical workplaces is undesirable: ringing phones,…