Design of Low/Zero carbon buildings - dwelling

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Cowan, Amy ; Jones, Matthew Richard ; Forster, Wayne Peter ; Heal, Amanda (2011)
  • Publisher: Cardiff University
  • Subject: NA | TA

This report is published by Design Research Unit Wales and is the first output of the Low Carbon Research Institute’s (LCRI) Low Carbon Built Environment programme work package, ‘Design of Low/Zero Carbon Buildings’ and is produced to coincide with the conference ‘Low Carbon Homes: Lessons from Practice’ at the Welsh School of Architecture on 14th October 2011.\ud The objective of the project is to provide design teams involved in the delivery of low/zero carbon buildings with clear but non-prescriptive design guidance based on\ud current best practice.\ud The work package aims to examine buildings within the sectors of Housing, Education and Healthcare and this document looks at case studies within the affordable housing\ud sector, analysing procurement and construction techniques and the cost impact of meeting the demands of changing legislation.\ud Edition 1: October 2011
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    HM Government (2007) 'Building a greener future' p3 HM Government (2007) 'Building a greener future' p8 Kate Barker (2004) 'Review of Housing Supply' Zero Carbon Hub, http://www.novamedia1999.co.uk/zerocarbonhub/ march2011/#news1 accessed 09.06.11 UK Green Building Council, http://www.homedesignhub.net/ukgbc-budgetcomment-on-zero-carbon-homes/ accessed 09.06.11 BRE (2006) 'The Code for Sustainable Homes: A step Change in Sustainable Home Building Practice' Written Statement by the Welsh Assembly Government (2008) 'Towards a Zero Carbon Future for Buildings in Wales Welsh Government PPW4 2011, page 58, section 4.10.5 Welsh Government Policy Statement July 2010 - 'Welsh Assembly Government announces target for first changes to Welsh Building Regulations'

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