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Operational and embodied carbon in new build housing - a reappraisal

Publication NF 34

Operational and embodied carbon in new build housing - a reappraisal

Document Status

Current

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Building Supplement

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Publication

Abstract

The likely impact of a range of carbon reduction scenarios for typical house types; specifically estimating the percentage split between operational and embodied carbon in new build housing, in the context of more demanding Building Regulations the industry is expecting from 2016.

History

Revised April 2012. Originally published October 2011. This document has been revised and reissued to correct errors in the original NF 34: Operational and embodied carbon in new build housing - a reappraisal (NHBC Foundation, 2011).

ISBN

9781848062146

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Publisher History

The NHBC Foundation - National House Building Council's independent research institution - was established in January 2006 in partnership with the BRE Trust.


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