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Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 1: Design for Low Energy

Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 1: Design for Low Energy

The climate emergency means rethinking the way we design and build housing. The UK Green Building Council, RIBA, and LETI are advocating for net-zero carbon homes with targets established for 2025, 2030 and beyond. National and local governments across the UK are beginning to mandate that new-build homes must reach ...
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Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 2: Designing with Low Carbon Materials

Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 2: Designing with Low Carbon Materials

National and local governments are on the cusp of mandating that new-build homes must achieve zero-carbon. However, achieving true net-Zero carbon isn’t possible if we neglect to account for the footprint of the materials and processes used in constructing a home. The climate emergency means rethinking the materials we use ...
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Investing in Woodland Creation and Carbon Storage

Investing in Woodland Creation and Carbon Storage

Creating new woodland is one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing carbon emissions and mitigating our nation’s carbon footprint. When correctly managed, planting new woodlands also stands up as a sound financial investment. Woodlands provide multiple benefits that make a positive difference to our lives and to those of ...
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