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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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… efficiency: insulation, improved airtightness and better windows, install Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) wherever possible, install PVs. An 80% carbon reduction on-site should be achieved for full retrofit projects, or a plan put in place to achieve this. Transport Replace the Council’s diesel and petrol cars with electric cars and vans Accelerate the replacement cycle so that 95…

… recently completed buildings. Each building counts Establishing a whole building retrofit plan for each Idea Store that identifies the key changes required is recommended. This would include improvements to the building fabric for all buildings, as reducing heating energy use is a primary aim. The greatest improvement in carbon emissions will come from changing the heating system to low…

… an approach to offset the residual emissions. Some solutions (e.g. social housing retrofit, investment in additional renewable energy capacity) are possible in 2025 but not acceptable in the long term. By 2050, residual emissions in the UK will have to be less than 10% of what they are now, leaving only a marginal role for offsetting by increasing plant cover, for example tree planting. Our…

… with Passivhaus (15 kWh/m2). Buildings should also use low carbon heat and have on-site renewable energy (e.g. PVs). Major retrofit programme with ambitious energy objectives 90% of existing homes and buildings should have benefited from low energy retrofit by 2050 (by 2030 for Tower Hamlets homes, schools leisure centres). An average heating energy demand of 40kWh/m2/yr should be achieved for retrofit

… of inefficient buildings, in particular Mulberry Place and the associated move towards a lower carbon new Town Hall. The Council may dispose / move out of other buildings but we have currently only accounted for Mulberry Place. • Carbon policy measures from the Council (e.g. retrofitting, energy management, and tree planting) and from Government, as well as market-driven changes (e.g. uptake…


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