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Smart Buildings: The Key to Post-Pandemic Recovery

As the first signs of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic are starting to appear, city governments worldwide are looking to accelerate an economic recovery from COVID-19 that enables people to get back to work, while preventing climate breakdown from becoming an even bigger crisis. One solution these bodies are looking into is investing COVID […]

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Future Homes Task Force set up to ensure housebuilding aligns to environmental legislation set up by the UK Government

A new cross-sector Future Homes Task Force set by the UK Government aims to assist the built environment sector in improving the environmental footprint of new housebuilding, a recent news report has been able to suggest. The Task Force will comprise of organisations across the built environment sector, as well as utility providers, material suppliers […]

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Energy efficiency improvements in the social housing sector could help boost COVID-19 recovery

Improving the overall level of energy efficiency across the social housing stock could play a very important role in the UK Government’s post-pandemic economic recovery plans, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) believes. Boosting investment in decarbonising social housing stock could generate thousands of jobs while achieving the government’s aim of reducing carbon emissions, the […]

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