Zero-carbon route set for commercial buildings

December 2009
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Dec2009, Issue 419, p44
The article discusses the zero-carbon plan by the British communities department (DCLG). DCLG summarized the scenarios to ensure that new non-domestic structures become zero-carbon by 2019 including on-site, off-site, and a middle scenario which is a combination of both. The British Propety Federation disliked the plan because it did not include existing buildings and suggested that Display Energy Certificates should be mandatory for the private sector to encourage tenants to improve energy conservation.


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