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New Housing Quality Standards

There is a lot of discussion and movement currently on the topic of Housing Quality Standards. With the Housing Standards Review a lot of questions were asked by DCLG, but in truth, many of them went unanswered. 675 more words


RIBAJ Sustainability Conference

I attended the RIBAJ Sustainability Conference at ARUP’s in Fitzroy Street on the 24th June and I thought that I would report back on the event. 765 more words


Zero Carbon Homes is latest victim of "Greenest Government" assault on low carbon

It’s been a long and protracted death, but the Queen’s Speech finally spelled the end for plans to drastically reduce emissions from new build.

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Announcement on Zero Carbon Homes in the Queens Speech

Here is the text of the background document to today’s announcement on zero-carbon Homes.

New homes built to a zero carbon standard

The Government is committed to implementing a zero carbon standard for…

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"Triple Zero" Stores: Sainsbury's in the UK minimizes footprint of its supermarkets

Sainsbury’s new supermarket is its most environmentally friendly store to date. and has many environmentally friendly features including ‘Triple Zero’ – zero carbon emissions from all operational energy used; zero waste goes to landfill; and the store has zero impact on the water usage of the local catchment area because of its ‘Water Neutral’ status. 319 more words