Building a Greener Future – Consultation Document
Publication title: Building a Greener Future: Towards Zero Carbon Development – Consultation
Audience: Housing development industry, architects, construction companies, planners, energy efficiency specialists, environmental stakeholders and academics.
Consultation period: 13 December 2006 to 8 March 2007
Product code: 06 SCDD 04276
This publication is a consultation document seeking views on the Government’s proposals to reduce the carbon footprint of new housing development. It sets out the Government’s views on the importance of moving towards zero carbon in new housing. It explores the relationship between the planning system, Code for Sustainable Homes and Building Regulations in delivering our ambitions for zero carbon. And it proposes a timetable for revising the Building Regulations so as to reach zero carbon development in all new housing in England & Wales.
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