Data from Innovate UK’s Building Performance Evaluation Programme was analysed for new Goverment reports that demonstrate UK buildings emit far more carbon than they were designed to.
Many modern domestic and commercial buildings are falling short of performance expectations and this undermines UK plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050.
The Building Performance Evaluation Programme on ‘actual’ carbon reduction show alarming discrepancies between projected savings and actual results.
It advises constructors on strategies to ensure modern, low-carbon domestic buildings meet expectations after findings that many do not.
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These report recommendations are a useful starting point if we are to narrow the gap between theoretical savings and real savings in carbon emmissions.
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