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Calls from parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to make improving the energy efficiency of UK buildings into a national infrastructure priority have been welcomed by the National Energy Action (NEA) charity.
Calls to ensure UK buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is now a political reality after outgoing prime minister Theresa May enshrined the targets in law.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded greater powers for city authorities to set stricter carbon standards for its buildings as part of calls for stronger government intervention on climate change.
The UK’s commitment to eliminate carbon emissions entirely by 2050 has been passed into law today.
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.