Scotland sets energy efficiency standards for new buildings

New buildings in Scotland are set to be more energy efficient following changes to the standards announced by the Scottish Government. Improvements to new homes from October 2015 are expected to cut carbon emissions by around 21% compared to current levels while new non-domestic buildings such as shops and offices will have an average reduction […]

Finally! All new buildings must stand up to energy standard

All new houses and buildings in England must have energy saving features such as better fabric insulation and more efficient heating and lighting under rules finally announced today in Parliament. Exasperated energy saving campaigners say the rule was due to kick in by April 2013 and possibly even earlier but conceded it was “better late […]