Tag : Clean Air Strategy
A study funded by the Mayor of London’s Office has revealed that children travelling to primary schools across the capital are five times more exposed to air pollution than at any other time of the day.
Industry experts have warned that air quality provisions outlined in Part F of the Building Regulations are flawed and require urgent revisions alongside existing ventilation requirements to address health concerns.
This month’s magazine finds broad concerns within the HVAC industry on an ongoing failure to have finalised arrangements for the UK’s future relationship with the EU if Brexit goes ahead as scheduled at the end of next month.
A consultation on pushing use of cleaner fuels within domestic burning and curbing sales of house coal has been launched by The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced £1m in funding to try and curb exposure to toxic air in schools across the capital on the back of a three-month audit looking at sources of indoor and outdoor pollution.
Industry feedback is being sought as part of wider responses to a consultation on the government’s draft Clean Air Strategy that seeks to outline new approaches to tackle harmful emissions from HVAC functions such as the use of biomass burning and open fire heating in homes.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has issued a call for evidence on the use of solid fuels and wet wood for heating homes with a focus on what changes can be introduced to better tackle harmful emissions.
The government has outlined its key environmental aims for the next 25 years, which include an end to the use of solid fuels to warm homes and improved connectivity between heat networks and waste facilities.