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These two books are the perfect starting place to help you get to grips with one of the most vitally important aspects of our society - our homes and living environment.

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PDF Version of: Summer 2014: Green Deal
GBmag Summer 2014  
Cover story: Since the roll out of the Green Deal in October 2012, the public take up of the scheme has been non-existent. Headlines such as ‘Green Deal Cashback Scheme in Tatters’ reflect the fact that as of November 2012 not a single household had signed up for the flagship coalition energy efficiency scheme.1 This is set to change however with the introduction of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) – offering home owners up to £7600 cashback. Mike George intends to be one of the very first to take advantage of this offer with the aid of Green Deal assessor, Neil Dodd. This, the first of a series of articles will follow the progression of the works from survey to post-completion energy use and aims to aid others, not just in the Green Deal (GD) process, but with external wall insulation (EWI) best practice.

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These two books are the perfect starting place to help you get to grips with one of the most vitally important aspects of our society - our homes and living environment.
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New legislation aims to wipe out fuel poverty
The Fuel Poverty Strategy announced by government today aims to identify and remedy England’s energy inefficient homes. Future Governments will now, for the first time, be required by law to tackle fuel poverty by making the coldest, leakiest homes in England more energy efficient.  read more...
Building science research centre BRE has today introduced a national quality mark for new housing which aims to simplify the process of choosing a greener home.  read more...
Totnes' renewable energy revolution
Totnes residents are showing that – when it comes to generating clean renewable energy for the area around Totnes – they are willing to put their hands in their pockets and invest in a sustainable future.  read more...
A new report aims to help facilities managers and building operators bridge the energy performance gap in their building portfolio, so both consumption and business costs can be reduced.  read more...
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Leeds Co-housing project sneak preview “We are delighted to be constructing this very exciting housing project - the first time in the UK that a complete housing development has been constructed using the Modcell prefabricated panels with strawbales to provide insulation. We are committed to improving the environment so a pioneering housing scheme like this, designed to encourage living as ‘lightly’ on earth as possible whilst addressing the need for affordable housing, is a great project to be part of" -
Simon Gregory, Lindum Construction

“I am staggered that the Minister chose to promote a conglomerate like Tesco at a time when the jobs of tens of thousands of workers at independent solar installers are either being axed or are in serious jeopardy. Mr Barker went on to say that he is forecasting over a million new installations by 2015 compared to the previous Labour Government target of 250,000, but he is living in a fantasy world if he really believes such a figure has any kind of foundation.” -
David Hunt commenting on Energy Minister Greg Barker's comments on declining PV installations

Recycling water can increase carbon emissions “While grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting systems can reduce domestic water consumption, they can also lead to increased energy use and carbon emissions. New homes built to current building regulations already deliver a much better level of water efficiency than existing homes. Therefore, from an overall perspective of saving water in a simple and affordable way, installing water meters in more existing homes would have a far greater impact on reducing overall consumption without these unintended consequences than additional measures in the relatively small number of new homes.” -
Neil Smith, Group Research and Innovation Manager, NHBC, responding to remarks by Caroline Spelman about domestic water recycling

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