Barn Conversion near Lockerbie

Our client wanted to renovate a disused, traditional stone barn to create new, energy-efficient eco homes for rent. The barn conversion had to be in keeping with the character of other buildings on the estate. Our design solution used energy-efficient features to make sure the new...

Deep Retrofit for Scotland Infographic

Infographic: Deep Retrofit for Scotland

This infographic explores the benefits of deep retrofit and why the Scottish government should implement it in their national approach to energy efficiency....

Dormont Park

Dormont surveyors celebrated in RICS showcase

The work of Dormont surveyors Stuart Callander MRICS and Shonah Urquhart MRICS has been showcased as part of RIC's 150th Anniversary Pride in the Profession Initiative....

Sleeping tiger

Go Slow

Are you stressed out? Doing a great impression of a headless chicken? Forgotten what ‘me time’ feels like? Maybe you just dread the thud of your credit card statements on the doormat? For too many of us, every moment is a race against the clock. Yet...

Petrol Head

I can’t pretend cars are the greenest way to get around. But, unless you live close to your work and the shops, have time on your hands and don’t mind the quirks of public transport timetabling, cars are pretty much a necessity in a rural...

Vampire Hunting

We both know that it's a lot easier to be green if you to fit energy efficient light bulbs and turn off lights when you leave the room.  Essential stuff, but not very exciting, is it? So why not spice up your green lifestyle with a...

Dog with present

Time for a festive Pre-NUPP?

It’s St Andrew’s Day – in my calendar, the last bastion against the full attack of the festive season. Be afraid. Be very afraid! Don’t get me wrong; I’m a sucker for Christmas…the lights, the preparations, the decorations, the growing sense of excitement. I could quite...