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Burnley Borough Council

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…. The Government expects that homes built to this standard will produce no operational carbon dioxide (once the supply has been decarbonised), with 75% to 80% lower emissions than those built to current Building Regulations standards. This will mainly be achieved by moving to very high efficiency electrical heating instead of gas boilers with heat pumps becoming the primary heating technology for new…

… for the building envelope and improved airtightness, along with the use of low-carbon heating technologies. 3.9 Consultation on a wider Future Buildings Standard for England closed in April 2021 and subject to final analysis of consultation responses, the government states that it aims ensure non- domestic buildings are constructed to be highly efficient, better for the environment, and fit…

heating and insulation measures. 5.31 The Council is a partner in the Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL) consortium where local authorities utilise energy company funding to promote insulation and efficient heating systems in properties throughout Lancashire. Over the past year the partnership has been successful in securing £3.5 million pounds to improve the energy efficiency of Burnley’s homes…

… shifts in weather patterns. 2.2 The effects of rising global temperatures include rising sea levels, increased flooding, coastal erosion, heat waves and droughts, increased adverse weather conditions and storms; all of which can have a catastrophic effect on human and animal life. Greenhouse Gases 2.3 The largest driver of global warming is the emission of greenhouse gases (gases that trap…

heat in the atmosphere). Carbon dioxide (CO2): enters the atmosphere through burning fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and oil), solid waste, trees and other biological materials, and also as a result of certain chemical reactions. Carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere when it is absorbed by plants as part of the biological carbon cycle. Methane (CH4): is emitted during…

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