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Heatwave report recommends building regs changes

Heatwave report recommends building regs changes

31 July 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee has published a report to address health, wellbeing and productivity for increasing frequency of heatwaves.  Among the recommendations include requiring thermal modelling test and mandatory water usage standards as requirements for building regulations; discontinuing funding for modularisation; requiring SuDS in all new development; and introducing urban green infrastructure targets.

 

Read the report here >