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The latest activity in the zero carbon agenda. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

ZERO CARBON HUB TO CLOSE

Zero Carbon Hub has today announced it will cease operations on 31 March 2016.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Adapting Homes for Overheating

Adapting homes to overheating  

Monday, February 29, 2016

Building Better Buildings - London

The Zero Carbon Hub and UCL would like to thank all who joined us at our Building Better Buildings event in London on the 15th February and we hope that you found the day a worthwhile and beneficial experience. All speaker presentations from the event can now be downloaded using the following links:

Conferene Welcome - Professor Mike Davies, Director, UCL IEDE

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Competitive Advantage Release Construction Market Report on UK Education Sector

"The UK construction market for Education represents 11% of total new build construction output and comprises Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Further and Higher Education. There are differences in the way these are structured between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In addition to state funded Education there is also an independent schools sector. Overall the UK has 28,964 schools, 410 further or higher education colleges and 135 universities.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Building Better Buildings - Bristol

The Zero Carbon Hub would like to thank all who joined us at our Building Better Buildings event in Bristol on the 3rd  February and we hope that you found the day a worthwhile and beneficial experience. All speaker presentations from the event can now be downloaded using the following links:

Friday, January 29, 2016

Passivhaus Bitesize Training

 

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Zero Carbon Building Conference - Deadline for Extracts

What happens when there is no global plan?

One of the outcomes of the Paris COP21 conference is that a global agreement on achieving zero emissions needs to happen as ‘soon as possible’ and the need to have a ‘net zero emissions’ during the second half of the century is essential. However, there is no global plan about how this will actually be done, and national policies, including that of the UK, are still to be aligned with these challenging objectives.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Green Register - Spring Events

Retrofitting Traditional Buildings: Principles and Practice

This popular one-day technical training course covers emerging research, best practice and case studies in the field of upgrading traditional and historic buildings, with trainer Nick Heath. London’s February date is already sold out and places are filling fast in other locations:

Bristol – 3 March 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Assessing the potential for overheating in homes

Assessing the potential for overheating in homes

Why does overheating in homes happen? And how can the construction and energy efficiency sector help to prevent it becoming more commonplace in the coming decades as the climate changes?

These may seem like odd questions to ask on a cold, January day, but the housebuilding industry was invited to answer such questions in a survey carried out by the Zero Carbon Hub and Sustainable Homes in 2014..

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Is the UK energy policy out of step with the rest of the world?

By Prof Lubo Jankovic

Considering that domestic policies do not appear to be in line with the commitments agreed at the COP21 climate change conference, is the UK energy policy out of step with the rest of the world?

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