Sustain a Build

Over 75 years of commitment to top quality, reliability and exceptional durability have made Glow-worm one of the UK’s leading heating manufacturers. We have built our reputation on delivering products which are straightforward, dependable and designed with you in mind.

Today, Glow-worm not only produce award winning High Efficiency domestic boilers, but we also offer intelligent controls, hot water cylinders and a wide range of renewable technologies all boasting low energy consumption reducing both your costs and your carbon footprint.


CIBSE Mid Career College – energy efficiency and sustainability training from leading experts

Why sustainability is so important to your business

The government target is to reduce the UK's carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. This is a huge commitment which affects all businesses.

Running a sustainable business is likely to offer considerable cost effectiveness, greater business opportunities and even increased staff satisfaction.

A fresh, innovative palette for fibre bonded
Introducing new and innovative colours in the fibre bonded collection from Burmatex.

Burmatex is a leading supplier of quality fibre-bonded carpet tiles and sheet, all made at their Yorkshire site. The design and production teams have combined fantastic, trend led new colours together with classic FB shades, creating a comprehensive and exciting collection that will suit all tastes and interiors.

Inspiring location
Flexible learning
Sustainability at its core

In 2007 the Graduate School of the Environment (GSE) was formed at the Centre for Alternative Technology. The GSE offers several high-standard programmes at postgraduate level. These include:

• MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies
• MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies by distance learning
• MSc Renewable Energy and the Built Environment