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FMB to offer Green Deal Installer Certification from Sept 2012.

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is launching FMB Certification, a ‘complete solution’ registration and certification service to companies committed to delivering the highest standards of customer service and workmanship in the building industry. The FMB is pleased to be … Continue reading

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Green Deal Needs a Radical Boost to Succeed, warns Federation of Master Builders

Yesterdays, press release from the FMB illustrates the frustation developing within Green Deal and hindering preparation for Green Deal and addressing the requirements of PAS 2030 and Code of Practice. These are the same frustrations I hear from green deal … Continue reading

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Homeowners Unlikely to Take Advantage of Green Deal, warns FMB

Press release received this am from the Federation of Master Builders claims that almost 44% thought homeowners were unlikely to take advantage of the Green Deal when it launches in autumn 2012, and may not be not be the green revolution the … Continue reading

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UKGBC task group too important to be so narrow?

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has announced the panel of experts that will shape the Code for Sustainable Buildings to complement the government’s consultation on its target to make all new buildings zero-carbon from 2019. The task group comprises: • Bill … Continue reading

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VAT hindering environmental improvements?

Press release from Jayne Curtis over at FMB: MPs Deliver 10,000 ‘Cut the VAT’ Postcards to 11 Downing Street: Kate Hoey MP (Labour) and Bob Russell MP (Liberal Democrat) have delivered a 10,000 signature strong petition to 11 Downing Street, … Continue reading

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Green Energy Revolution Needs Green Housing Revolution

Press release from Jayne Curtis over at FMB: Green Energy Revolution Needs Green Housing Revolution, says Federation of Master Builders Today’s Government plans to move away from fossil fuels to wind, solar, and tidal power  as part of its green … Continue reading

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Eco town locations revealed – but is it all another greenwash?

The government has released today the short list for Eco Towns, and they are: Bordon, Hampshire Coltishall, Norfolk Curborough, Staffordshire Elsenham, Essex Ford, West Sussex Hanley Grange, Cambridgeshire Imerys, Cornwall Leeds city region, West Yorkshire Manby, Lincolnshire Marston Vale and … Continue reading

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