Tag : fossil fuels
The latest edition of H&V News looks at what future there may be for gas heating after the government confirmed that boilers designed to burn fossil fuels will not be permissible in new buildings going forward.
Electrification, supported by a focus on improved energy efficiency in homes, continues to offer the “greatest decarbonisation opportunity” for most off-grid buildings in the UK, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has said.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking evidence on how it can better realise aims of phasing out high carbon heating in off gas grid buildings over the next decade.
The government must do more to “firm up” policies to improve energy efficiency in new buildings and phase out the most polluting fossil fuel heating if it is to realise its Clean Growth Strategy, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.