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Building work under way on 214 new low carbon homes in Cardiff

A scheme comprising 214 new properties that will incorporate renewable technologies and smart energy management systems to significantly reduce the energy demand on the grid has started being developed in Cardiff, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The scheme will take energy performance standards to a new level […]

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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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Energy efficient homes can drastically cut carbon emissions and energy bills, researchers argue

Implementing energy efficiency measures in homes can help unlock significant lower energy bills and reduce carbon emissions, scientists have argued. New research from scientists at Loughborough University in partnership with the Solar Trade Association and Advance Further Energy reveals that the mass adoption of solar, battery storage, intelligent controls and other smart energy technologies in […]

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