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The Built Environment Hub is working in partnership with BRE to provide technical information to members. You must be logged in to the members area to access the full information. The below has been uploaded by BRE and this page is updated regularly.

Cost Analysis - Meeting the Zero Carbon Standard

A long-standing goal of the Zero Carbon Hub is to work with experts across the house building sector to recommend energy and carbon standards for Zero Carbon new homes which are both stretching and cost-effective.


Design verses As Built Performance:

This report summarises the evidence gathering and assessment process undertaken between August 2013 and January 2014.

Part L 2013 Announcement:

After much anticipation the government has announced that Part L (Energy) will come into force from April 2014.

Allowable Solutions:

The final piece in the government’s zero carbon hierarchy to be defined is now out for consultation.

'Flatpack' house can be built in just four days

Efficient house compiled of insulating blocks and wooden panels

Multipod Studio has completed a first prototype house using their unique patented approach to passive construction.