In this post, Max Lempriere, PhD Researcher at The Department of Political Science and International Studies discusses why the zero-carbon home policy has not gone to plan. Is this zero-carbon? No one really knows. Yui Mok/PA One of the UK’s flagship sustainability policies is in big trouble. Less than a year from now, the theory … Continue reading “Why the zero-carbon homes policy hasn’t gone to plan”
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Do Local Authorities Really Want Sustainable Construction Powers?
National planning policy and building regulations have undergone considerable reform in recent years. The latest incarnation is embodied in the Housing Standards Review, (HSR) published in 2014. The HSR sought to consolidate the plethora of standards into national building regulations whilst making it harder to local authorities (LAs) to introduce standards that supplement these national … Continue reading “Do Local Authorities Really Want Sustainable Construction Powers?”