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St Albans City and District Council

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…-term, warmer homes, and lower levels of air pollution. While we can ensure that new buildings are built to the highest standards, the carbon saving of this will be relatively small given the number of homes expected to be built up to 2030 (10,506), when compared to the existing homes that need to be decarbonised (62,556). How we retrofit existing homes is therefore a key challenge, and one…

… for Alternative Technology (CAT) Zero Carbon Britain research shows that we could halve the energy we use for heating by designing new buildings to high ‘Passivhaus’ standards, retrofitting all existing buildings, and improving internal temperature control. We could produce all our energy from renewable and carbon neutral energy sources - without fossil fuels or nuclear. This requires improving energy…


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