KLH - Background image
opencose

Challenging the way we design, procure, build and maintain our infrastructure and communities.

News highlights

No pain, no gain

Would you ever expect to get into shape by simply signing up with a personal trainer for a boot camp and not doing the workout? So why is it that some companies expect that solely contracting a sustainability consultant is Read more ...

The end of Zero Carbon Homes means more than the loss of sustainable housing

Over the last decade the UK, local governments and private sector industries connected to development have been working toward common definitions, workable requirements, innovative products and new processes to make "Zero Carbon Homes by 2016" a reality. This month, those Read more ...

Material Flow Analysis: A tool for sustainable aggregate sourcing

Last month we highlighted the need for a broader assessment for aggregate selection beyond “recycled/secondary equals good and primary equals bad.”   We suggested an assessment methodology based around three criteria:   • Local availability of aggregates – defined by regional Abiotic Depletion Potential • Read more ...