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The Welsh government will introduce stricter targets for reducing national carbon emissions to at least 95 per cent of 1990 levels by 2050.
The UK’s gas networks should be viewed as being at the forefront of any efforts to realise lower carbon homes, the new head of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has argued.
Gas will not be permitted as part of proposals to create a new UK standard for how clean heat must be delivered in new homes by 2025, a government policy lead has said.
Gas boilers currently in use in the UK will not be suitable for use in news homes by 2025, the government has confirmed.
BEAMA said it anticipates a fundamental and unprecedented change within the functionality of heating controls moving forward that will be driven by a shift towards data-led energy management and more automated ‘smart’ functions.
The December issue of H&V News sees out 2018 by focusing on several complex issues ranging from fears over the potential scale of enforcement failures of ventilation standards, to the future role gas and biomass heating may play in the drive for a low carbon economy.
The UK government will establish a regulatory framework for heat networks with the intention to secure fresh investment and increased industry uptake of the technology, as well as flexibility to accommodate new business models and innovation.
The UK Green Building Council has welcomed recommendations within the Raynsford Review to ensure that sustainable development is a clearly defined legal duty within the planning of homes and other buildings.
Government efforts to improve energy efficiency in fuel poor homes are falling short of official targets and wider low carbon ambitions set out in the UK Clean Growth Strategy, a new report from the Committee on Fuel Poverty has found.
The 2018 Budget has set out fresh commitments to transform apprenticeship training that could have implications for the future of the building services sector.