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Zero Carbon Homes Live On

There was an announcement in early March that all (major) new build residential developments in London from the 1st October 2016 will need to meet the Greater London Authority’s ‘Zero Carbon’ target. 553 more words

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July: Going Solar?

We’re keenly interested in generating our own power. With a reference through the Solar Energy Society of Alberta, we contacted a local company called   676 more words

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ZERO CARBON HOMES – CHANGES TO THE LONDON PLAN REQUIREMENTS Graham Suttill, Sustainable Buildings Assessor, Darren Evans Assessments

As of October 1 2016, the London Plan requirements for energy statements are changing. All major developments will be required to be ‘zero carbon’ however if this cannot be achieved then a cash in lieu contribution will be sought. 520 more words

#LeadingTheCharge - The Better NZ Trust

“The Better NZ Trust has been #LeadingTheCharge since January 2015.

We have a vision to create environmental, financial and health benefits for all New Zealanders through education, and assisting in the adoption of zero carbon renewable energy technologies. 25 more words

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Our Summer Rammed Earth Experiments 1/3: The Golden Spiral for Forbes Garden

Introduction

Dirt—as in clay, gravel, sand, silt, soil, loam, mud—is everywhere. The ground we walk on and grow crops in also happens to be one of the most widely used construction material worldwide.  717 more words

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June: Carbon in the Garden

Do we get credit for carbon sequestering in our garden? That was our big question for June. We have a large inner city yard with a small house, a big garage, and lots of extra city land under our care because we’re on a corner. 726 more words

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