AnalysisEnvironment and Climate ChangeEuropeGeneralGlobal Issues

Heatwave-proofing your home could save your life – and shrink your carbon footprint

Buildings are designed to keep people safe and comfortable according to the local climate: warm when it’s cold outside, dry when it’s wet and sheltered when it’s stormy.

If the climate changes, buildings may struggle to serve our needs in the new conditions.

  • Ran Boydell
  • The Conversation

The UK’s recent 40°C heatwave showed that many existing structures – especially the homes where we …

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