Eco-towns
Eco-towns are a government-sponsored programme of new towns to be built in England, which are intended to achieve exemplary standards of sustainability.In 2007, theDepartment for Communities and Local...
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...
National Energy Foundation
The National Energy Foundation (NEF) is an independent British charity, established to encourage the more sustainable use and generation of energy.
The charity aims to improve the use of energy in...
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Feed-in tariffs in the United Kingdom
Feed-in tariffs in the United Kingdom were announced in October 2008 and took effect from April 2010. They were entered into law by the Energy Act of 2008.
The Feed-In Tariff applies to small-scal...
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...
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Weston Otmoor
Weston Otmoor was a proposed new eco-town in the north of Oxfordshire in countryside to the east of the village of Weston-on-the-Green. It would have been next to Junction 9 of the M40 motorway and 7 ...
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Ford, West Sussex
0°34′48″W / 50.824°N 0.580°W / 50.824; -0.580Ford is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. It is centred 2 miles (3 km) south by south...
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Low Carbon Building Programme
The Low Carbon Building Programme (LCBP) was a UK Government programme administered by BERR (formerly the DTI) which ran from 1 April 2006 until its closure to new applications on 24 May 2010. The sch...
Ketley
2°28′51″W / 52.69480°N 2.48084°W / 52.69480; -2.48084Ketley is a suburb of the new town of Telford in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, En...
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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...
Association for Environment Conscious Building
The Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) is the leading network for sustainable building professionals in the United Kingdom. Membership of the AECB includes local authorities, housin...
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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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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Greenwich Millennium Village
Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is a mixed-tenure modern development on an urban village model located on the Greenwich Peninsula in Greenwich in south-east London, and part of the Millennium Commu...
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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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North West Bicester
North West Bicester (NW Bicester) is one of four eco-towns that were originally given the green light by the government in 2009 to act as showcases for environmentally sustainable communities. It will...
Rackheath Eco-town
The Rackheath Eco-town is a proposal for just over 5000 houses to be built in the Rackheath area, in Norfolk, within a mile of The Broads National Park. The controversial proposals have been featured...
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Findhorn Ecovillage
Findhorn Ecovillage is an experimental architectural community project based at The Park, in Moray, Scotland, near the village of Findhorn. The project's main aim is to demonstrate a sustainable devel...
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Pennbury
Pennbury was the working name given to a proposed eco-town of 15,000 to 20,000 new homes intended to be built on Leicester Airport, four miles from the centre of Leicester. On 16 July 2009, Housing Mi...
BREEAM
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology), first published by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) in 1990, is the world’s longest established and most widely ...
Middle Quinton
Middle Quinton is the name given by the developers St. Modwen Properties and The Bird Group to a proposed new Eco-town near Long Marston in Warwickshire, England.On 3 April 2008 the UK government anno...
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...
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 ...
Rossington
1°03′41″W / 53.47594°N 1.06130°W / 53.47594; -1.06130Rossington is a civil parish and former mining village in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, Englan...
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Allerton Bywater
1°21′26″W / 53.7421°N 1.3571°W / 53.7421; -1.3571Allerton Bywater is a semi-rural village and civil parish in the south-east of City of Leeds metropolitan borough in West York...
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St Austell and Clay Country Eco-town
The St Austell and Clay Country Eco-town is a plan to build a new town on a cluster of sites owned by mining company Imerys near St Austell, in Cornwall, England. The plan was given outline government...
Millennium Communities Programme
The Millennium Communities Programme (or Millennium Villages initiative), is an English Partnerships initiative to construct 7 new 'villages' that are intended to 'set the standard for 21st Century li...
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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Marston Vale
Marston Vale is an area of Bedfordshire. It lies to the south west of Bedford and Kempston, down towards Junction 13 of the M1 motorway. Historically it was one of the main brickmaking districts in En...