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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.
The heat pump industry has argued that the government’s commitment to ensure the UK achieves net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require a drastic rethink of both short and longer-term heating policy.
A new framework developed through six months of cross industry collaboration will outline new standards for construction groups and building owners focused on managing energy demand to net zero carbon standards.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is being asked to clearly define if there will be any potential role for gas heating under a proposed low carbon development plan for the city.
Gas boilers currently in use in the UK will not be suitable for use in news homes by 2025, the government has confirmed.
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.