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The latest activity in the zero carbon agenda. 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Hub are presenting at the Timber Expo 2014

Join us on 7-8 October at the NEC, Birmingham as we present the latest on Allowable Solutions, Housing Standards and the Zero Carbon definition. You can also grab all of our latest publications and documents on stand X49.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Zero Carbon Quiz

Celebrate World Green Building Week!

As part of World Green Building Week the Zero Carbon Hub, in collaboration with Saint-Gobain and Physics Unbound, are hosting the Zero Carbon Quiz. Join us at the Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre and test your knowledge of physics and green buildings, meet people, have fun and maybe even learn something new.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Ventilation project to officially kick-off this month

In July 2013, the Zero Carbon Hub and the NHBC Foundation published a report highlighting issues and key actions relating to MVHR systems in new homes. The report, the culmination of work by the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Group, chaired by Lynne Sullivan OBE, stressed the point that ‘as new homes become more airtight, adequate ventilation is relied upon increasingly to maintain satisfactory indoor air quality (IAQ).

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future, 11-12 September 2014

Birmingham City University will hold the 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future at its City Centre Campus on 11th and 12th September 2014. This will be followed by a technical visit to a ground-breaking Birmingham Zero Carbon House on Saturday 13th September.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Would you like to get involved in the Zero Carbon Hub’s new projects?

At the Hub our goal is to recommend energy and carbon standards for Zero Carbon new homes which are both stretching and cost-effective, and to support the industry in meeting these standards. With this in mind we are embarking on a number of projects focused specifically on smaller-scale housebuilders.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hub to present at rci Show

The Zero Carbon Hub will be presenting at this years roofing, cladding and insulation (rci) Show!

The rci Show is targeted to reach as many people as possible who are involved within the roofing, cladding and insulation industry ranging through specification to completion and everything in between; assembling over 100 exhibitors across the industry.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Zero Carbon Hub to judge H&V News Awards 2015

We're delighted to announce that Rob Pannell, Managing Director of the Zero Carbon Hub will be a judge at the 2015 Heating and Ventilation News Awards  

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Presentation slides available from the Nearer to Zero London conference, 8th July

The links below will take you through to the presentation slides from the Nearer to Zero London conference, held on 8th July.

The “Performance Gap” Project (Neil Jefferson & Rob Pannell)

Monday, July 7, 2014

Performance Gap Project - End of Term Report Launched

The Zero Carbon Hub has today released its End of Term report on the Design versus As-Built Performance Gap project. This report provides industry and government with clear recommendations to close the Performance Gap. It follows on from the Interim Report published July 20131 and the Evidence Review Report published March 20142.

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