Archive | 8 November, 2006

Learning from the past

With increasing emphasis on environmentally friendly building that requires little heating and loses little energy due to good insulation, you could be forgiven for thinking that this was something new. In fact, as a British Gas survey has found out, Britain’s planners and planners could learn a thing or two from the past. BBC News […]

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Knee-jerk deregulation won’t help

Edinburgh City Council has announced the city’s skyline will be transformed as it moves to allow wind turbines and solar panels to be put up without planning permission. The Scotsman has reported that the council “was tearing away red tape for home-owners in an effort to hit Government targets for cutting pollution”. The only problem […]

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