SBUK online event ‘Living Retrofitting Urbanism’

Wednesday 5th April Essential policies are vital for the construction sector to deliver strong guidance for climate action.Our event with Architectural Association School of Architecture for ‘Living Retrofitting Urbanism’ was a success – video will be available soon.

Finance and strawbuildings

Securing finance to build homes that are energy efficient …better for the planet should be easy. Since 1987 Ecology Building Society have supported homeowners who #buildwithstraw We need mortgage products in-place to grow the market.

London’s Building Centre

Strawbale UK’s online event with Juraj George Mikurcik and Old Holloway

The video of our online event with George and his home, Old Holloway, is now on our YouTube channel Watch it here and share with your network!

SBUK online event. Old Holloway: An award-winning straw panel house.

Architect George Mikurcik began work on his home 14 years ago. It was the first Ecococon home built in the UK, is an award winning site and George will be discussing with us the concept, the build and sharing supporting data at our meeting….

Timber and Insurance – SBUK Video

YouTube video of our members’ meeting with Joe Giddings is available to watch here

SBUK Members’ meeting Special: Timber and Insurance

Join us at our next Members’ meeting Special on Wednesday 9th November, 7pm – 8pm. Our guest speaker is Joe Giddings of ‘Built by Nature’ and he will be discussing, ‘Timber and Insurance‘. Many of you that are involved with the practical elements of building with low…

MIscanthus – sbuk video

The video of our event: ‘MIscanthus – what it is and how can it benefit the sector?’ is now available to view. Thank you to our guest Fabrice Ntimugura for a brilliant presentation. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/jr2dO29sXys

ecobuild 2016

SBUK’s members were at this year’s Ecobuild. Together with ‘Natural Building Materials’ groups we displayed and demonstrated the beauty and benefits of constructing with low carbon products.

sbuk online event – Miscanthus: How can the construction sector benefit with its use?

Did you know that Miscanthus has water vapour permeability properties compatible with that in traditional construction and sequesters carbon (around 130 kg CO2eq/m3)? Join us on Wednesday 6th July, 7pm (GMT) as we discuss the building potential in construction of this bio based material….