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Forest of Dean District Council

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… retrofit – used in reference to the modification of existing buildings to improve energy efficiency or decrease energy demand, for example via measures that improve the thermal performance of the building’s fabric such as insulation and triple glazing. It can also often include the installation of renewable energy generation systems. Carbon neutral – where net greenhouse gas emissions (measured…

… or controlled by the organisation that release emissions straight into the atmosphere. These are direct emissions. Examples of Scope 1 emissions include emissions from combustion in owned or controlled boilers, furnaces and vehicles. Scope 2 emissions (indirect emissions from energy consumption) – emissions being released into the atmosphere associated with the consumption of purchased electricity…

…, covering a range of topics such as how people travel, heat and use energy in their homes, what they eat and buy, energy generations and carbon storage. Recommendations included investing in public transport and active travel infrastructure, supporting the switch to electric vehicles, investment and support for retrofit, measures to encourage a circular economy and less meat consumption…

…://www.fdean.gov.uk/ Forest of Dean District Council Page 15 of 68 www.fdean.gov.uk 18 January 2023 www.fdean.gov.uk (August 2020), it will likely restrict the Council’s ability to set local policy on carbon and energy efficiency in new developments. The white paper also pushes the requirement of zero carbon development to 2050 well beyond that considered necessary in the district. Covid…

… and employment in businesses servicing new green industries such as whole-house retrofit of energy efficiency and demand reduction measures to minimise householder energy costs, renewable energy generation, new agricultural systems that emphasise local supply chains, active travel and electric vehicle infrastructure, and all the associated economic benefits / cost savings that would come…

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