DCLG scales back ambition for energy efficiency in Building Regulations

Changes to the regulations will make modest cuts in energy use and emissions in new builds, but will exempt extensions. Little detail is given on allowable measures and enforcement

by Paul Hatchwell
New builds will be affected by the updated energy efficiency regulations but extensions will be exempt (photograph by Philip Halling, CC by SA 2.0)
New builds will be affected by the updated energy efficiency regulations but extensions will be exempt (photograph by Philip Halling, CC by SA 2.0)

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