“Fabric First” & consequences for social homes in the North
In the run up to COP26 at the end of this year, a raft of Building Regulations changes, updated energy standards and other policies are driving us further and faster than ever before towards the UK’s net zero carbon targets. Some of the discussions are getting very technical and very complex. Some of the demands that will be made on the development of new homes in the North are also not yet well understood.
In order to help development directors plot their strategy to net zero, Gary Cawley, director of CPC, sets out the essentials that every social housing client needs to know today and the first steps that CPC clients find most useful.