Are the planned new home standards fit for purpose?

New homes built to the proposed Future Homes Standard should reduce carbon emissions by 75-80% compared with those built to current requirements. So why do some built environment professionals think the proposals are a step in the wrong direction?

by Simon Creasey
Wall insulation going into new home under construction. Photograph: FlairImages/Getty Images
Wall insulation going into new home under construction. Photograph: FlairImages/Getty Images

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