The Eco Retrofit Carbon Con Trick

Thanks for the great debate on the last post. As ever your comments bring more light than my initial thoughts. In that spirit of starting the conversation here is my take on last week’s Edge Debate on low carbon buildings.

It is not widely appreciated amongst the building buying public that developer’s claims for the energy performance of buildings are based on computer models of anticipated performance rather than the actual performance of the building. I suspect that many developers aren’t entirely aware of this either and for the most part their environmental consultants aren’t telling them. Continue reading

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