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Government offer ‘guidance’ on EPCs

On 11th December 2017 the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) issued an update to their document ‘A Guide to Energy Performance Certificates for the Construction, Sale and Let of Non Dwellings – Improving the Energy Efficiency of our Buildings’. … Continue reading

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Important changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme in September

Posted by Jordan Willis on 19 September 2017 at 2:43 pm The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, introduced in 2011, was designed to pay households for heat generation from renewable energy sources. In encouraging news, Ofgem have confirmed that RHI is set to see … Continue reading

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London Plan: new developments set to be car-free

28 NOVEMBER, 2017 BY ELLA BRAIDWOOD London mayor Sadiq Khan is set to make new housing and office developments car-free if they are near public transport links, while doubling cycle parking. The mayor will outline the measures in his draft London Plan, … Continue reading

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Avoidance and diagnosis of problems associated with internal wall insulation

4 October 2017 Internally insulating solid masonry walls can have a hugely positive impact on comfort, but doing so without regard for this relationship can lead to undesirable consequences, including trapped moisture and mould growth. A well-designed specification informed by … Continue reading

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AECB News : Roundfield Landscape Architects influence new Passivhaus homes for Bristol.

Work is nearing completion in keeping with the city’s ambition as European Green Capital. Work is nearing completion on three developments of new build timber frame council homes for Bristol City Council in the Henbury and Brentry area. In keeping … Continue reading

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