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    Explainer: What the draft Future Homes Standard means for new developments

    The government has published the draft version of Part L which comes into force next year. Here are five key points you need to know

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    Supporting innovation in a downturn


    Help is at hand for those firms looking to capitalise when market conditions improve. For eco inventors in the East of England, BRE has set up an enterprise hub to offer advice to innovative SMEs on bringing sustainable technologies to market. Meanwhile in Wales British Gas is opening a ...

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    Playing by the regs


    This year there are more government consultations on greening the built environment than ever before. For a start, there are the consultations on the traditional Building Regulations - consultations on Parts L and F were imminent as we went to press. These have been joined by higher, policy-level consultations as ...