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Achieving Net Zero on Commercial developments

25th April 2023|Comments Off on Achieving Net Zero on Commercial developments

Achieving Net Zero on Commercial developments The goal of achieving net zero carbon on commercial developments is an essential part of the UK’s plan to mitigate the impacts of climate change by reducing the nation’s [...]

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SAP Energy Calculations: what are they, and why do they matter?

12th April 2023|Comments Off on SAP Energy Calculations: what are they, and why do they matter?

SAP Energy Calculations: what are they, and why do they matter? In 2019, the UK became the first major economy to pass laws to “end its contribution to global warming” with a deadline for doing [...]

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The road to Net Zero

5th April 2023|Comments Off on The road to Net Zero

The road to Net Zero In 2018, heating and powering homes accounted for 22% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the UK; as of December 2021, heating and powering buildings made up 40% of the [...]

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Guidance and Certifications for Homes in the UK

28th March 2023|Comments Off on Guidance and Certifications for Homes in the UK

Guidance and Certifications for Homes in the UK Sustainable homes preserve our natural resources, reduce waste, and promote a healthy environment. Sustainability is essential to maintain the world's ecosystems - and to achieve the 2050 [...]

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The Energy Hierarchy and building design

21st March 2023|Comments Off on The Energy Hierarchy and building design

The Energy Hierarchy and building design From January 2023 onwards, any and all planning applications in England must comply with the Building Regulations which came into effect in June 2022, requiring all new-build homes to [...]

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Achieving Net Zero on residential developments

7th March 2023|Comments Off on Achieving Net Zero on residential developments

Achieving Net Zero on residential developments As the UK aims to reach its net zero target - bringing carbon emissions down by at least 100% the 1990 levels - by 2050, achieving net zero in [...]