DECC has published the latest statistics for Green Deal & ECO.

Green Deal Finance Company to accept £34m bailout after it signs up just 6,000 homes up to Green Deal out of 60,000 target.

Following the recent government review of housing standards, BRE is developing a voluntary sustainability standard for new homes.

DCLG has launched a consultation document – “Next steps to zero carbon homes – Small sites exemption”. It closes on 7th January 2015.

Two out of the six finalists for this year’s Stirling Prize are education buildings and more than ever, such buildings need to be exemplars of sustainability. This article by RIBA Insights reviews progress, good and bad of delivering sustainable educational buildings.

Leslie James has posted a LinkedIn discussion about the potential issues surrounding ESOS compliance.

Over the next nine months the guardian newspaper is seeking out business leaders that are heralding sustainability. Do you know someone from the construction sector?

Zero Carbon Hub is seeking views on the issue of overheating homes, working in collaboration with Sustainable Homes the results of this online survey will contribute to a report to government in 2015 providing recommendations for future policy on this issue. The survey can be accessed here.

Government has announced £2.3bn investement in flood defences, that will help prevent £30bn of damage. Full details can be found here.

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