Thursday, August 20, 2015
Consultation on the Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
The European Commission is running a consultation to review the aims and effectiveness of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The Directive sets a range of provisions to encourage energy efficiency improvements including the requirements for Energy Performance Certificates and Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. The consultation is open until 31 October.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
House of Lords announce Built Environment Call for Evidence
The House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment has published its Call for Evidence.
The new House of Lords Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment has today issued its call for written evidence, setting out the scope of its inquiry and asking for evidence submissions.
Issues around housing and the built environment are a pressing concern in England with parts of the country facing acute housing shortages and an affordability crisis, while the legacy of poorly planned and designed developments can blight communities.