Blog

Building a greener society – heat wave blues

Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison ...

2 August 2018 Read more
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Earth Overshoot Day: how can we reduce the impact of our buildings?

As Earth Overshoot Day looms large, we consider five ways to improve the environmental performance of the UK’s homes and buildings.  Ongoing speculation about the trajectory ...

24 July 2018 Read more
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Step-by-step approach to renovation and retrofit

In a guest blog for Ecology, Paul Smith, Certified Passivhaus Consultant at the Green Building Store discusses the challenge of renovating and retrofitting our existing housing ...

10 February 2017 Read more
News

Statement from Ecology Building Society following the publication of the Housing White Paper

Earlier today the Government published their Housing White Paper, which aims to reform the housing market and increase the supply of housing in the UK. Commenting on the ...

7 February 2017 Read more
News

Ecology joins businesses to bid to make the UK economy ‘fit for the future’ by backing sustainable development

In an open letter to the Prime Minister published today, Ecology has joined more than 80 leading companies who have united in a call on the Government to demonstrate its commitment ...

16 January 2017 Read more
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The challenge of building more affordable homes – Rob Greenland of Leeds Community Homes guest blogs for Ecology

Rob Greenland, a founder member of Leeds Community Homes guest blogs on the challenges of building more affordable homes and shares the latest on a new community-led housing ...

15 December 2016 Read more
News

Latest Ecology News – our members’ newsletter

The latest issue of Ecology News, the newsletter for Ecology members is now available here. The winter 2016 issue includes a focus on the new ‘Passivhaus Goes Personal’ ...

14 December 2016 Read more
Blog

Building a greener society – Reflecting on ‘True Leadership’

Following our December Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on true leadership in a post-truth world. There is so much ground to cover, where do ...

7 December 2016 Read more
News

Ecology Charitable Foundation awards £10k for sustainable community buildings

The Ecology Building Society Charitable Foundation has awarded £10,000 to support sustainable community building projects, in line with its objective to support regeneration and ...

6 December 2016 Read more
AGM

Save the date: Our 2017 AGM and Members’ Meet-up

Our next Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Members’ Meet-up will take place at The Station in Bristol on Saturday 29 April 2017. The Station is a repurposed former fire ...

2 December 2016 Read more