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Housing: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 3546, tabled on 22 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to encourage councils to implement the zero-carbon home standard from 2016.

Answered on

30 June 2015

The Government considers that energy performance standards for new homes are best set through the national building regulations which were strengthened in 2013. Councils play an important role in checking compliance with these standards.

Answered by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government