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Building a Greener Future: Towards Zero Carbon Development - Consultation

Building a Greener Future: Towards Zero Carbon Development - Consultation

Published 13 December 2006
Closing date 8 March 2007
Type(s) Consultation documents
Site Planning, building and the environment
Product code 06 SCDD 04276
Price Free

Summary

This publication is a consultation document seeking views on the Government's proposals to reduce the carbon footprint of new housing development. It sets out the Government's views on the importance of moving towards zero carbon in new housing. It explores the relationship between the planning system, Code for Sustainable Homes and Building Regulations in delivering our ambitions for zero carbon. And it proposes a timetable for revising the Building Regulations so as to reach zero carbon development in all new housing in England & Wales.

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