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Uttlesford District Council

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… local renewable energy generation • Increase the energy efficiency of homes and offices • Improve energy efficient infrastructure • Improved broadband in rural areas for homes and businesses By reducing energy use we can limit the level of carbon emissions in the environment. The burning of fossil fuels for energy releases carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases playing…

… food Planning Priorities: • Zero carbon buildings • Reduce energy use in existing buildings by retrofitting energy efficiency measures • Reduce water consumption in buildings through rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling • Low energy and low waste construction practices • New development built with Sustainable Urban Drainage Schemes • Spatial planning…

…. To support our district to conserve energy, a sustained engagement programme will be needed with households, landlords and businesses promoting practical ways to reduce energy used and find carbon neutral or reduced carbon alternatives for energy that is consumed. The green energy sector needs to be supported through engagement with renewable energy installers, energy efficient material suppliers…

… Carbon Emissions Since 2005, domestic and commercial carbon emissions have reduced in the district due to changes to vehicle fuel efficiency, domestic insulation, heating and lighting, energy efficiency improvements to industrial processes and the introduction of renewable energy. The make-up of our Carbon emissions gives us an understanding of where attention needs to be focussed to make…

… be addressed with the support of communities, businesses and partners Reducing Emissions (Mitigation) It is important to reduce carbon emissions from our everyday activities as these are causing the Earth’s temperatures to rise and contribute to extreme climate change. The priority areas for Uttlesford are shown here: Zero carbon council: Reducing energy use in council buildings, fleet…

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