Prime Minister, Gordon Brown MP has become the latest politician to give his support to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) “Building a Greener Britain” campaign. (press release)
Homeowners are not informed or prepared for the lifestyle changes needed to live in zero carbon homes, according to research launched by the NHBC Foundation. (April 2008) The report, Zero carbon: what does it mean for homeowners and housebuilders? identifies the attitudes of homeowners and builders towards the 2016 zero carbon agenda and the Code for Sustainable Homes. And draws the obvious conclusions – home owners dont want zero carbon, 100% sealed homes, and, builders think they will be too expensive.
Raven Housing Trust, housing association, the first inhabited flats in the UK built to “level 5” on the Code for Sustainable Homes scorecard.