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Whitehill and Bordon: Development Update

Whitehill and Bordon: Development Update How one town is replacing its departed garrison with one of the largest and most sustainable new housing developments. It’s a bright sunny June day in 2015 and the people of Bordon in East Hampshire are out in force for a grand...

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Home Quality Mark: The Complete Guide

Home Quality Mark: The Complete Guide The Home Quality Mark is a national standard for new homes.  Part of the BREEAM family of quality and sustainability standards, it provides information – from industry experts – on the environmental footprint of a new build,...

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The London Plan: An Update, Our Tips and News

The London Plan: An Update, Our Tips and News The London Plan sets out an integrated economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the development of London. Here, James Blackburn, Director of Carbon Green Consultants (CGC) talks about the London Plan,...

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CGC Update – A 12 Month Review

CGC Update - A 12 Month Review It’s been both a successful and exciting year for Exeter based sustainability consultants, Carbon Green Consulting (CGC). Here, James Blackburn, Director, tells us about the services provided and gives an insight into the projects the...

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The Fifth Carbon Budget

The Fifth Carbon Budget In 2008, the Climate Change Act was introduced.  This act set out legally binding targets for the UK to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% - in comparison to 1990 levels - by 2050.  This commitment remains in place and unaffected by the...

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The death of DECC

In her first week of appointment, the Prime Minister Teresa May, has created a new department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  This will encompass the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) which will no longer stand alone as its own department....

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