27 Feb '14, 8am

definition of zero carbon

In an open letter to Communities Minister Stephen Williams, leaders from 28 major companies argue that there is a “very strong economic case” for a robust definition of zero carbon, but that current efforts to meet higher standards are “fragmented and disparate” in the absence of a clear policy framework. This lack of clarity is “creating inefficiencies and the loss of global export opportunities” within the industry, the leaders warn. Paul King, Chief Executive of the UK Green Building Council, said: “The business benefits of zero carbon non domestic buildings are huge, boosting innovation that could help to create export opportunities in excess of £1bn by 2050. “Industry stands ready to invest in innovation and deliver higher standards in non domestic buildings, but the Coalition’s failure to recommit to the 2019 target is holding it back. Government has dragged its feet...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/press-centre/press-releases/industry...

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