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[21 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The government has finalised changes to Part L of the UK’s building regulations, ensuring that new buildings will have to be more energy efficient than those constructed in the past. Under the new regulations, the maximum amount of CO2 emissions allowed by structures has been cut by nine per cent for commercial properties and by […]

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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Buildings account for around 40% of all CO2 emissions and any carbon reduction strategy has to address this in order to deliver real change. Legislation is driving the low and zero carbon agenda across all sectors and there is a legally binding target for 15% of UK energy to come from renewables by 2020. Wales […]