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Passivhaus: the environmentally friendly way ahead for our homes

Passivhaus: the environmentally friendly way ahead for our homes

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Chartered surveyor Paul Mallion looks at the principles of Passivhaus, a voluntary standard that aims to cut energy demand in our homes. He explains how we must improve energy efficiency across the building industry if we are to reduce carbon emissions to an acceptable levelĀ  As party to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the […] Read more >

Goldsmith Street in Norwich: the way forward for Essex

Goldsmith Street in Norwich: the way forward for Essex

Monday 28 October 2019

David Knight, CPRE Essex chairman, reports from a visit to Norwich, where a new development convinced him things could be done so much better as we address the ever-present issue of housing In recent months, I have viewed endless new housing estates, consisting of faceless four- and five-bedroom detached box-like buildings, plonked in a field, […] Read more >