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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Community Solutions the way forward for sustainable infrastructure

The UK Green Building Council and the Zero Carbon Hub today publish the final report from the joint task group on Sustainable Community Infrastructure.

The findings point clearly towards a future in which community scale heating, water harvesting, waste disposal and waste re-use all have a key role to play. Infrastructure such as this, when planned and delivered in an integrated way, can offer considerable carbon and cost savings and community benefits.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Community Solutions the way forward for sustainable infrastructure

The UK Green Building Council and the Zero Carbon Hub today publish the final report from the joint task group on Sustainable Community Infrastructure.

The findings point clearly towards a future in which community scale heating, water harvesting, waste disposal and waste re-use all have a key role to play. Infrastructure such as this, when planned and delivered in an integrated way, can offer considerable carbon and cost savings and community benefits.

Key recommendations include:

Friday, February 5, 2010

Hub proposes new national marketing campaign for zero carbon homes

New proposals announced today by the Zero Carbon Hub and Energy Saving Trust call for a new marketing strategy for zero carbon homes. The new strategy will address concerns that zero carbon homes appear experimental and unappealing to the majority of homebuyers.