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You would think that a discussion on retrofitting in rural Hampshire on a wet November afternoon would not attract many people.
Retrofitting will be the next big thing for the sector - and it makes perfect sense when you visit one of the overhauled schemes.
Europe might be a source of money for green measures, including sorting out our homes.
Jon Snow hosted the Sustainable Housing Awards - and has a good idea to make our streets greener.
Environment Secretary Hilary Benn spoke to architects yesterday about the need to adapt houses for climate change. In a speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects, he said that the profession is essential for greener homes.
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How badly is the green agenda going to be badly hit by the credit crunch? Do people think that the timeline for the code for sustainable homes is impractical in the face of falling house build number
Posted in: Sustainable Homes
Hello Richard. This does apply to the whole of the UK. It is unlikely this would change with a change of government, although the definition of zero carbon may well change to ease things up.
The Welsh Assembly Government has signalled that it wants to be ahead on all things sustainable and so it is trying to move even more quickly, to zero carbon by 2011.
Posted in: Going green v the credit crunch
How badly is the green agenda going to be badly hit by the credit crunch? Do people think that the timeline for the code for sustainable homes is impractical in the face of falling house build numbers and an economic downturn?