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JCT Guidance Note to assist management teams, design teams, the construction industry and its clients (public and private) in dealing with environmental sustainability within contracts used in the procurement of construction projects**.
Approved Document G - Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency
A short summary of key ways how procurement practices can help SMEs realise their potential, thus bringing a range of benefits for local economies
After four years in a hard hat and high-vis jacket on a major construction project, Bioregional’s resident ‘performance gap guru’ Douglas Drewniak shares his ten top tips on closing the gap between building design and performance
On 27 March 2015 the government announced a new approach to the setting of technical housing standards in England. This was accompanied by the publication of a new set of streamlined national technical standards (New National Technical Standards).
Link to Gov.UK website summarising the previous Coalition Government's approach to demand reduction (not yet updated). Contains links to relevant aspects e.g. CRC, EU ETS, etc.
In 2009 buildings accounted for about 43% of all the UK's carbon emissions. Buildings and other developments can also damage the environment, through poor waste management or inefficient use of resources.