Woodknowledge Wales have responded to a Welsh Government consultation on “Mandatory quality standards for new homes” which closed on 31 October 2020.

Key targets Woodknowledge Wales propose are need are:

  • A target for upfront carbon from April 2023.  We propose 300kgCO2e/m2.
  • A target for embodied carbon from April 2023.  We propose 400kgCO2e/m2.
  • A space heating demand target by April 2023.  We propose 15 kWh/m2/yr.
  • A total energy use intensity target by April 2023.  We propose 35 kWh/m2/yr.

Read our full response here.

Mandatory quality standards for new homes – WKW response