Environmental campaigners welcome low carbon building plans

Environmental campaigners are “delighted” with the Government’s latest plans to change building regulations. One of the proposals would see homeowners extending their properties be required to upgrade the energy efficiency of their house to the same level as their extension. Zoe Leader, sustainable homes policy officer at environmental charity WWF-UK said: “WWF has long argued […]

Government pushes low carbon buildings in new rules

The Government is pushing forward with proposals to cut carbon emissions in new and existing buildings. Its latest consultation on building laws is aimed at ushering in a wave of zero-carbon homes. Communities Minister Andrew Stunell this week announced the consultation on plans to change building regulations. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) […]