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Monday, January 26, 2009

Should the Government postpone the 2016 target for zero carbon homes? Post your comment below...

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Blogger Sarika-Tarmac Web Marketing Manager said...

yes the code will be in force 2016.

January 26, 2009 4:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No! This is an achievable target and everyone should be working to meet them.

January 30, 2009 4:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

NO. There are already Level 5 & 6 houses in existence and the sooner everyone is pushed to achieving these standards the better it will be for all of us.

February 3, 2009 3:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

not postpone but push harder for it, this target will NOT be reached by 2016. it will have to be postponed but not yet!

February 6, 2009 9:55 AM  
Blogger jond said...

mr anonymous. if there are code 5 and 6 houses built in solid wall construction. could you please forward the details.
personally i believe the code needs to be brought forward in line with the RSls programme. but it wont the large developers will just sit back and moan.

February 15, 2009 4:39 AM  
Blogger Tim Hall - Total Flow said...

No: Don't dilute or delay; reward those who achieve it early (0% VAT?).
As with any standard, the Code has problems, but as many have said it is driving construction in the right direction (which I'm sure the industry would not have done on its own).
By stimulating demand for Code enhancing products, materials and designers we stand a chance of moving construction into a new era.

February 18, 2009 10:13 AM  

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