27 Apr '15, 5pm

We've launched a new task group on zero carbon commercial buildings. Get involved here

The target for all new buildings to be zero carbon from 2019 was announced in 2008, and was due, in large part, to UK-GBC advocacy. Following the announcement of the zero carbon 2016 target for homes, a UK-GBC Task Group recommended that a similar target should be set for all new non-domestic buildings with a date of 2020. The Government of the day subsequently adopted this as policy. In more recent years there has been a perceived lack of progress on the detail of the definition for 2019 and the trajectory towards it. In 2013, UK-GBC ran a Task Group focussed on progressing the zero carbon for non-domestic buildings policy through building the business case for zero carbon, and developing technical aspects of the definition. The new Task Group is the next step in UK-GBC's ongoing development of this policy. About the Task Group There are two significant opportunities to e...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/campaigns-policy/task-groups/towards...

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