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One definition of a zero carbon development

by mel starrs on November 29, 2007

in Zero Carbon

There is a wealth of information available at the LEP website including ‘Towards Zero Carbon Developments’ (pdf 108 pages from July 2006). The document proposes a definition of a zero carbon development as: A zero carbon development is one that achieves zero net carbon emissions from energy use on site, on an annual basis. Excluded […]

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What exactly is a zero carbon home then Gordon?

by Mel Starrs on December 7, 2006

in Zero Carbon

Gordon Brown announced his pre-budget report yesterday. The pertinent chapter for our industry is Chapter 7 (pdf, 26 pages). Driving home last night Radio 4 were asking the question ‘what is a zero carbon home?’. The reporter had even rang up DCLG for an answer – a spokesman said “one which was not a net […]

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