Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

19 Dec 2007 04:12:33

Green home-building on the up



Green home-building on the up
Green home-building is becoming increasingly popular across the construction industry, with growing numbers of house builders and property developers seeking advice on the subject, according to a new report.

According to the Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB), growing numbers of developers have expressed an interest in the area, with all sectors of the industry seeing a growing awareness of the issues surrounding sustainable building, edie.net reported.

However, the AECB highlighted the importance of developers making an effort to monitor the energy use of buildings once they are occupied.

"The report confirms that home builders are making attempts to create sustainable buildings, which is encouraging," said Chris Herring, chair of the group.

"However, it is important that they don't rely on green gimmicks in order to meet the challenging 2016 targets and it is also crucial for energy use to be monitored post-occupancy," he added.

Earlier this week the government outlined proposals for all new residential buildings to be carbon-neutral by 2016.ADNFCR-1235-ID-18401005-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. According to analyst company IDTechEx, OLED and LED lighting are expected to compete directly in...

    06 Jun 2013
  2. A guide to Local Environmental AuditingBy Hugh Barton and Noel BruderAbout this bookSustainable...

  3. Scented air neutraliser Products & Services

    Our scented air purifier does more than just mask smells. It is a multipurpose odour control...

  4. NRG Southeast Ltd Organisations

    We are Energy Managers helping businesses reduce their Energy Consumption...

  5. Venture capital to be invested in vertical axis wind turbine developer quietrevolution

    25 Sep 2008



Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.