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This seminar was organised by the Good Homes Alliance, in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, Ecos Trust and SUST / A+DS. A full report on the event can be seen by clicking on the following link: www.seda.uk.net/assets/files/Achieving low carbon housing.pdf

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The open green space website was launched at Ecobuild 2011. The website aims to inform users of the opportunities associated with creating open space on previously developed land (PDL). For more information please visit the open green space website.

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The Housing Energy Efficiency Learning Network recently asked the Energy Savings Trust to report on examples of local authorities and housing associations integrating energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies in their housing stock. Workshops have been held across Scotland to discuss the report findings. Presentations from these events are available ...

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The Carbon Trust and Siemens have launched a scheme to provide UK businesses with green equipment finance worth up to 550 million over the next three years. This major new deal will boost green growth and unlock business investment in the low carbon economy key to the UK s recovery. ...

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PEDAL - Portobello Transition Town is recruiting 2 workers to help deliver their carbon reduction initiative. 1. Low Carbon Living Co-ordinator ( 28,152 pa, 35 hours per week) 2. Office Manager ( 23,000 pa pro rata, part-time, 21 hours per week) Both posts are subject to confirmation of funding ...

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In November 2010, the Building Standards Division issued a Consultation on Sustainability Labelling Within Building Standards. The public consultation on the proposals has now closed. A report on the consultation responses has been published and can be accessed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Built-Environment/Building/Building-standards/publications/pubconsult The system of labelling recognizes achieving the current minimum standards, ...

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New on-line renewables advice has replaced some former planning advice documents together with an external wind farm website. This initial launch comprises 10 advice sheets on renewable technologies. These will be supplemented later in the year with further advice on renewables related subjects. Your feedback would be helpful to ...

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SEPA sets out how they will help Scotland achieve its sustainable energy ambitions: Energy is fundamental to Scotland's economy but a substantial proportion of carbon emissions arise from our energy demand. So how do we move to a low carbon economy, while still ensuring we have enough energy to meet ...

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SEPA's Energy position statement


14-Feb-11 19:16

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The online Change! tool created and developed by the environmental charity WWF and CAG Consultants, and funded by NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) is a fully automated project management instrument that has been developed to enable practitioners to evaluate, simply and effectively, the impact of ...

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Change! Tool


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On 30 December, the Scottish Government published a public engagement strategy, setting out it how it will work to inform the public of the country s climate change targets, and encourage them to contribute to achieving those targets. Part 6 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 requires the ...

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