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@millsswift @spectator @FraserNelson Green building design helps adapt to climate change - incl colder winters! https://t.co/T2rpbxm9Pu

According to Defra’s 2009 UK Climate Change Projections , in this country we are likely to experience hotter drier summers, warmer wetter winters, a rise in sea levels and an increase in extreme weather events. These climactic changes will impact on our daily lives and the buildings that we work and live in must be adapted to cope with such changes. Both existing buildings and the construction of new buildings will have to adapt to cope with the conditions climate change may produce. A Technology Strategy Board (TSB) report, Design for Future Climate: Opportunities for adaptation in the built environment , proposes a range of new ways to design, construct, upgrade and occupy buildings so that they are more energy efficient as well as resilient to threats such as flooding and drought. The Climate Change Adaptation Plan from BIS emphasised certain priority areas and sets out...

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