The latest edition of Part L is now available: Conservation of fuel and power (New dwellings) and Conservation of fuel and power (New buildings other than dwellings).
The Government has published its National Infrastructure Plan 2013. The government recognises that meeting the UK’s infrastructure ambitions requires a long-term sustainable plan, and recently major industry leaders and government ministers signed a joint initiative to reduce 24 million tonnes of carbon in infrastructure. The initiative, called Infrastructure Carbon Review, looks to save valuable resources by using new technologies, construction techniques and low carbon materials to cut down on emissions.
The Homes and Communities Agency has published figures for housing starts they were responsible for delivering and the DCLG has published figures for the Help to Buy scheme.