NBT Updates

2019… what a year to come!

With almost the whole of 2019 to look forward to, we look briefly back on 2018 and remember what’s been achieved, how far we’ve come, what we’ve learned and how we can use this moving forward; not just as a company but as a whole sector. 2018 was a massive year for NBT with sales […]

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Mind the Gap

As the winter sets in and we all turn up the thermostat, we’re reminded of how inefficient and draughty a traditionally-built home can be. And yet, not much has changed in the way much of our domestic buildings are constructed, perpetuating the problem of poor building comfort and unnecessary carbon emissions. The problem is that […]

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Let’s Put Expertise on Show

While the shops seem eager to foist Christmas upon us ever earlier, it’s been exhibition season for those of us in the construction industry.  And if you’re old enough to remember when Christmas started the day school broke up and the only time films were shown on the BBC you’ll also have seen exhibition traditions […]

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Building Hygge into the Building Fabric

Around the UK, people are packing up their garden furniture for another year, making sure their gutters are in good order for the winter and reluctantly switching on their heating to make their homes cosy for the dark evenings to come. In short, we’re getting ready to enjoy the comfort of home in the winter […]

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Letchworth Energy Efficient Retrofit Showcase

Natural Building Technologies are pleased to be showcasing the retrofit of a 1920’s arts and crafts dwelling in Letchworth Garden City. Taking place on Thursday 28th July, NBT alongside Willmott Dixon Energy Services, BRE and Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation will be holding an event to showcase the project. The low energy pilot project serves […]

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Natural Building Technologies at Vision London

Natural Building Technologies will be exhibiting at Vision London on 7th & 8th June. Located in the Olympia London Conference Centre, Vision London will play host to many individuals and organisations connected to the construction industry. Here’s what visitors can expect: A wide-ranging programme of free educational sessions across five theatres, a series of technology […]

Case Studies

Case Study: Unicorn Grocery

Unicorn Grocery, one of the UK’s most successful whole food stores, has undergone a major redesign by Manchester-based architecture practice Loop Systems. The co-operative shop in Chorlton, Manchester has built a new commercial kitchen on the first floor, which has enabled Unicorn to extend their range and make more fresh food on the premises. The […]

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The Cost of Poor Performance

A mixture of poor workmanship, incorrect building practices, but most significantly a lack of real technical understanding means that a good deal of dwellings in the UK are performing extremely poorly. During winter, lots of us take to our homes to escape the icy weather, however for many this means high energy bills and a […]