2016 zero carbon homes target published
The Government has proposed that all new homes should be ‘zero carbon rated' by 2016. With more than 25 per cent of the UK's carbon emissions being produced by housing, and with the Government committed to reducing carbon emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, both existing and new homes must become more carbon efficient. A consultation has been launched which will enable detailed requirements to be set.
See: CLG article