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The need to make our buildings more energy efficient has been on the agenda for a number of years. Below are a selection of reports from the National Refurbishment Centre and other concerned organisations outlining the key challenges and what needs to be done to make our built environment more sustainable.
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The Green Deal - Opportunities for Industry
This Construction Products Association report highlights how many firms are already gearing up to enter this new market, as well as showcasing previous examples of the installation of energy efficiency measures.
Low-carbon existing homes
This UK Green Building Council report is a compilation of key messages and feedback from a wide range of expert stakeholders.
The future is local: empowering communities to improve their neighbourhoods
This Sustainable Development Commission report argues that enabling communities to lead local renewal projects with a neighbourhood-wide approach is the most cost-effective way to ensure our villages, towns and cities are fit for the future.
Home Truths - a low carbon strategy to reduce UK housing emissions by 80% by 2050
This landmark low-carbon strategy report published by the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford in 2007, identifies the policies needed to deliver an 80% cut in carbon emissions from UK homes by 2050.
Digitally enabled communities. BRE Information Paper IP 8/10.
This BRE Trust Information Paper discusses five indicators that provide a framework for the development of digital communities and funding that may be available for digital community projects. IHS BRE Press, 2010
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