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.