Energy conservation in the United Kingdom
Various energy conservation measures are taken in the United Kingdom.Much of the emphasis in energy debates tends to focus on the supply side of the issue, and ignore the demand. A number of commentat...
Energy efficiency in British housing
Domestic housing in the United Kingdom presents a possible opportunity for achieving the 20% overall cut in UK carbon dioxide emissions targeted by the Government for 2010. However, the process of ach...
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Low-impact development (UK)
Low-impact development (LID) has been defined as "development which through its low negative environmental impact either enhances or does not significantly diminish environmental quality".The interpla...
Low-impact development (UK) - Wikipedia
That Roundhouse
That Roundhouse is a roundhouse sited in woods within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near the town of Newport in Wales. It was constructed without planning permission during the winter of 1997/...
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BioRegional
BioRegional is an entrepreneurial charity, which aims to invent and deliver practical solutions for sustainability. It was founded in 1992 on the belief that overconsumption of resources was the drivi...
Wales Institute for Sustainable Education
The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) is an educational building located at the Centre for Alternative Technology near Machynlleth, Powys, Wales.It was designed as a case study for sust...
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Fuel Price Escalator
The Fuel Price Escalator (FPE) was the practice of automatically increasing hydrocarbon oil duty (better known as 'fuel duty') in the United Kingdom ahead of inflation. The escalator was introduced in...
Three-Day Week
The Three-Day Week was one of several measures introduced in the United Kingdom by the Conservative Government 1970–1974 to conserve electricity, the generation of which was severely restricted owing ...
Energy Saving Trust
Energy Saving Trust (EST) is a British organisation devoted to promoting energy efficiency, energy conservation, and the sustainable use of energy, thereby reducing carbon dioxide emissions and helpin...
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National Home Energy Rating
The National Home Energy Rating Scheme (NHER) is both a UK accreditation scheme for energy assessors and a rating scale for the energy efficiency of housing.The NHER is owned and operated by National ...
Close the Door campaign
The Close the Door campaign is a national campaign in the United Kingdom to encourage retailers to keep their doors closed to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions. As well as the national campa...
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The Green Building
The Green Building is an environmentally conscious mixed-use development situated in Manchester. The Green Building was designed by Terry Farrell Architects, who aimed to create a sustainable environm...
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CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme
The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the CRC, formerly the Carbon Reduction Commitment) is a mandatory carbon emissions reduction scheme in the United Kingdom that applies to large non-energy-intensive o...
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Ashton Hayes
2°44′24″W / 53.219°N 2.740°W / 53.219; -2.740Ashton Hayes is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire...
Northstowe
Northstowe is a proposed new town of 9,500 houses in Cambridgeshire, UK. It is expected to be "an exemplar of sustainability in the use of renewable energy resources and reducing carbon emissions". Th...
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New England Quarter
The New England Quarter is a mixed-use development in the city of Brighton and Hove, England. It was built between 2004 and 2008 on the largest brownfield site in the city, adjacent to Brighton railwa...
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Oxford Ecohouse
Oxford Ecohouse is a house in Oxford designed to maximise energy efficiency. It is equipped with the first photovoltaic cell roof installed in Britain (in 1995). Situated in a suburban street in North...
Community Energy Saving Programme
The Community Energy Saving Programme was an obligation on large UK energy companies to deliver energy saving measures to low income households. The obligation came into force on 1 September 2009 and ...
Student Switch Off
The Student Switch Off is a campaign that aims to encourage students to save energy when living in University halls of residence. It is run by the National Union of Students. The campaign currently ru...
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a City farm in Leeds established in 1980. The farm is sited on Meanwood Beck and occupies 16.5 acres (67,000 m). The entrance is on Sugarwell Road, LS7 2QG. It de...
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EcoHomes
EcoHomes was an environmental rating scheme for homes in the United Kingdom. It was the domestic version of the Building Research Establishment's Environmental Assessment Method BREEAM, which could al...
Code for Sustainable Homes
The Code for Sustainable Homes is an environmental assessment method for rating and certifying the performance of new homes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. First introduced in 2006, it was a n...
The Green Deal
The Green Deal is UK government policy. It was given a 'soft' launch by the Department of Energy and Climate Change on 1 October 2012 to permit loans for energy saving measures for properties in Great...
Centre for Alternative Technology
The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) (Welsh: Canolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen) is an eco-centre in Powys, mid-Wales, dedicated to demonstrating and teaching sustainable development. CAT, despite ...
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Energy Saving Trust Recommended
The Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo was a UK-based labelling and certification scheme for energy efficient products. A product that displays the logo shows that it met strict criteria on energy s...
Energy Saving Trust Recommended - Wikipedia
Association for the Conservation of Energy
The Association for the Conservation of Energy is a British organisation that promotes energy conservation. It represents the energy conservation industry and does collective research for the industry...
Pennyland project
The Pennyland project was one of a series of low-energy building experiments sparked by the 1973 oil crisis. It involved the construction of an estate of 177 houses in the Pennyland area of Milton Key...
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