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Tag : UK Green Building Council (UKGBC)

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  • carbon concerns

    UK to introduce 2050 ‘net zero’ carbon legislation

    News12 June, 2019

    Theresa May will use one of her last acts as acting prime minister to commit the UK to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 amidst growing industry pressure for stricter climate change targets.

  • buildingregs

    UKGBC launches value chain carbon reduction consultation

    News10 May, 2019

    The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is leading a new consultation to create guidance for the commercial real estate sector on ensuring a more holistic understanding of carbon emissions throughout their whole value chain.

  • carbon concerns

    Consultation launched to define UK zero carbon building standard

    News7 February, 2019

    A new consultation paper seeking wider industry and public sector feedback on introducing a clear definition for zero carbon building standards in the UK has been published by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC).

  • carbon concerns

    UKGBC unveils net zero carbon buildings task group

    News28 November, 2018

    The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has today established a task group that will bring together dozens of industry experts from both the private and public sector in order to create a new definition for net zero carbon buildings and how they are constructed.

  • may cenergy speech

    Prime minister unveils drastic building energy usage reduction targets

    News23 May, 2018

    Prime minister Theresa May has set out commitments to reduce energy usage in new buildings by at least half of their current levels over the next twelve years, supported by a focus on more efficient technologies and building design that will help tackle heating and power needs.

  • hand and sky

    Stricter UK standards sought to drive 2030 zero carbon building push

    News28 March, 2018

    Figures from across the construction industry have called on government to enact tighter energy performance standards “without delay” to support work in ensuring that all new buildings will be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2030.

  • k w hour dials

    Green Building Council urges revised spend caps for fresh ‘Green Deal’ plan

    News20 December, 2017

    The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has called on the government to revise a financial cap on required landlord spending under a proposed new ‘Green Deal’ programme in order to avoid watering down commitments to support more energy efficient heating.