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pdf Current File size: 261KB Published Date: 25/02/2020
pdf Current File size: 118KB Published Date: 22/10/2019
pdf Current Age Safe Scotland: Electrical Safety in an Ageing Society People over 65 in Scotland are at a greater risk from fires in the home than any other age group. Age Safe Scotland has released a new study showing 78% of of older people's homes are in disrepair and that annually over 3,600 house fires are caused by electricity File size: 1MB Published Date: 04/02/2016 Download
pdf Current Public attitudes tracking survey: wave 16 DECC survey results from interviews with households on matters such as domestic and renewable heat, energy security, renewable technologies, and geological disposal facilities. Wave 16 includes new questions on fracking, energy use and concerns about energy dependence. File size: 181KB Published Date: 03/02/2016 Download
pdf Current UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015 - sector infographics - construction Skills shortages in the construction sector are highlighted in the latest information from the UK commission for employment and skills. Of particular note is data showing that over 12,000 vacancies in the construction sector are hard to fill due to skills shortages. The percentage of vacancies due to skill shortages has increased to 34% in 2015 from 23% in 2013. File size: 350KB Published Date: 28/01/2016 Download
pdf Current Housing design seminar: Manchester - 19 January 2016 The HCA organised a seminar at the University of Manchester with the aim of informing and inspiring partners to deliver high quality and well-designed places. The event included presentations on the latest national picture in terms of policy development, the use of standards, BfL12 and design review and case studies from HCA and partners who have successfully delivered good quality new homes and won awards. File size: 43KB Published Date: 27/01/2016 Download
pdf Current The connected home: designing and building technology into todays new homes This guide from the NHBC foundation describes the spectrum of connected homes, from present technology to future applications. It gives guidance to designers and house builders on what they need to do to make their homes ready for the future as well as fit for today. File size: 8MB Published Date: 26/01/2016 Download
pdf Current Solar farms: funding, planning and impacts This paper sets out recent policy updates and issues related to funding, the planning process and agricultural issues for solar farm developments. The majority of government policies relating to solar farms are devolved. Following a large number of recent and proposed changes to polices which apply to England, England is the main focus of this paper, unless stated otherwise. File size: 1MB Published Date: 17/12/2015 Download
pdf Current The crisis in accessible housing and adaptations (Muscular Dystrophy UK) Muscular Dystrophy UK has published a short research briefing on the failure of councils to tackle the need for housing adaptations for people with muscle-wasting conditions. File size: 2MB Published Date: 21/10/2015 Download
pdf Current Evaluation of the in-situ performance of Biomass Boilers Includes a small section on domestic installations File size: 6MB Published Date: 02/09/2015 Download
pdf Current Smart metering implementation programme - 31 July 2015 This is the government response to the consultation published in March on the Smart Metering Rollout Strategy. File size: 533KB Published Date: 31/07/2015 Download
pdf Current Space weather preparedness strategy - July 2015 A severe space weather event could impact (to name a few): electrical power, transport, satellite navigation and timing and telecommunications. File size: 934KB Published Date: 28/07/2015 Download
pdf Current Manufacturing affordable quality homes This report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers urges the government to provide greater incentives for the offsite construction of homes. File size: 156KB Published Date: 08/07/2015 Download
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