Monday, August 08, 2005

The Road to Hell ...

Buildings represent 40% of energy use, and 70% of building energy is consumed in dwellings. Due to its relatively moderate climate, UK has a tradition of poor insulation practice for dwellings, while at the same time an ambition to be a leader on climate change mitigation.
Despite all this, the UK housing minister has dropped plans for improve efficiency for older homes, and postponed tougher regulations on new houses.
Read Guardian story >>

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