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[10 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Construction on the UK’s first retirement village of zero carbon bungalows has begun at Middleton St George in County Durham, reports build.co.uk. The bungalows – which form part of a £9 million scheme at the 100-acre site – will each be fitted with a number of sustainable, environmentally-friendly appliances. This will make them some of […]

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[2 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

New measures that would require property owners to install energy efficient measures to their homes during renovations have been announced by government, reports Business Green. A government consultation suggests that “cutting excessive red-tape and [delivering] safer and more sustainable buildings” are key to implementing a “zero-carbon homes” policy by 2016. Ensuring our buildings are safe […]