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… in regards to its own council housing build programme and will commit to a minimum standard of a B rating. The Leeds Standard is resulting in an over 80% reduction in carbon, compared to the average home, with a £500 saving in energy costs. The council’s own planning policies encourage high levels of energy efficiency and broader sustainability. The council’s position, however, is undermined…

… Woodland creation, £1.4m, and £800k for the retrofitting of Council buildings. This excludes the transport investment in Connecting Leeds and the Council’s new council house building programme, both of which have low carbon at their heart.  Despite this, much more is needed. The Council will continue to prioritise the strategy to carbon-neutral in its capital strategy. The city, however, also…

buildings and street lighting 3.3.2 Since 2013 the council’s estate has been reduced by over a million ft2 of office space and the ambition is that over the next five years that this rationalisation will continue to deliver at least a further 20% reduction in the size of our office accommodation. This equates to just over 200,000 ft2. 3.3.3 This is estimated to reduce our emissions from gas…

… that once people have exposure to the facts of climate change, the vast majority of people become supportive of action. A zero carbon council  To ensure that Leeds City Council plays its own part as an organisation and has credibility when engaging with others, the reports begins by setting out its own commitment to becoming carbon-neutral in its operations. The council’s key sources…

… of emissions are street lighting, its buildings and fleet. The council has already acquired the largest local government electric vehicle fleet in the UK, committed to halve the energy required for street lighting by transferring to LED and to replace gas in our city centre buildings with district heating. A series of further recommendations are made to the Executive Board, which include the following…

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