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EPC v Passivhaus: The Clash of Standards

By MikeC (Admin) on 29-Jan-10 18:00. Remarks (0)

An EPC rating scores a Passivhaus down to a C - how will the EPC clashes against homes built to the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) standards? I've also included yesterday's newsblast so there is plenty to catch up on.

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Consultations alert

By MikeC (Admin) on 06-Jan-10 12:12. Remarks (0)

Extending CERT, the Code for Sustainable Homes and one for Northern Ireland.

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Move to Abolish HIPs Fails

By MikeC (Admin) on 10-Jul-08 13:51. Remarks (1)

A Tory amendment to abolish Home Information Packs (HIPs) failed yesterday in the House of Lords by 19 votes. Also, Baroness Ford reveals that house-builders want the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) diluted

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Stroma Release Code for Sustainable Homes Software - Free

By MikeC (Admin) on 24-Jun-08 21:22. Remarks (1)

Stroma is giving away its software for the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) free to anybody that wants to use it - regardless of whether you're an existing Code assessor or a Domestic Energy Assessor just curious to see what its all about.

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Play the Regs

By MikeC (Admin) on 03-May-08 15:27. Remarks (0)

Play the Regs is an interactive way to quickly discover the huge differences between the 2006 Part L1A Regulations and Level 5 of the Code for Sustainable Homes - Well worth a look for Domestic Energy Assessors or aspiring Code Assessors.

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New Build Blues for New Energy Assessors

By MikeC (Admin) on 02-May-08 14:27. Remarks (0)

Commercial Energy Assessors (CEAs), On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) and Code assessors for the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) must be questioning their training investment today after Govt figures show falling activity in the non-housing and new-build property sectors.

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Code for Sustainable Homes to be Launched 1st May 08

By MikeC (Admin) on 28-Feb-08 14:38. Remarks (3)

A rating on all newly built homes against the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) will be required from May 1st 2008, the Housing Minister, Caroline Flint, has announced.

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BRE Award First Sub-Licence to Stroma Accreditation

By MikeC (Admin) on 15-Jan-08 14:26. Remarks (3)

BRE Global has awarded its first sub-licence to Stroma Accreditation Ltd for the training and accreditation of assessors for the Code of Sustainable Homes. Also applying are Elmhurst and NES.

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