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Zero Carbon Buildings Policy

Published on 13 July 2015 at 14:45

The Government’s Productivity Plan (Fixing the foundations: Creating a more prosperous nation) has just been published and includes the following announcement on zero carbon buildings policy:

The Government does not intend to proceed with the zero carbon Allowable Solutions carbon offsetting scheme, or the proposed 2016 increase in on-site energy efficiency standards, but will keep energy efficiency standards under review, recognising that existing measures to increase energy efficiency of new buildings should be allowed time to become established.