Buildings make up 25% of global emissions – how do we slash this?

Tune into this week’s Net Hero Podcast to learn about how the places we live and work in contribute to the world’s carbon footprint and how we can change this

‘More than a third of Brits don’t know what heat pumps are’

Despite this, energy efficiency is becoming more of an incentivising feature for property buyers, a report suggests

Rishi Sunak told ‘retreating on energy efficiency undermines goals’

This is in a letter from the Committee on Fuel Poverty, urging the PM to protect vulnerable households

EU strikes deal for stricter emissions reduction rules

Member states must reduce emissions by 40% compared to 2005 levels in sectors that are currently not regulated under the EU Emissions Trading System

Amazon aiming for first ‘zero-carbon’ delivery site

The site is looking to become the ‘world’s first’ to receive the certification

First net zero cement works awaits green light

It has reached the second stage of being selected for government funding

London leaders look to upskill construction workers for net zero

This is after 91% of industry professionals felt the sector wasn’t ready for the changes needed

Real estate firm Hines sets net zero goal across all buildings by 2040

It intends to achieve the target by reducing emissions through the implementation of renewable technologies and sustainable initiatives throughout its portfolio of 1,530 properties in 285 cities across 28 countries

Buildings and heat pumps – where to start?

Watch this Pathway to Net Zero Session from the inaugural Big Zero Show to find out

New energy regulations to slash emissions from all new builds in Scotland

The new standards, which will apply from December 2022, support plans for all new buildings to have zero-emission heating systems from 2024