Housing: Energy

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 5th March 2007.

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Photo of Anne Snelgrove Anne Snelgrove PPS (Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, Secretary of State), Department of Health

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what consideration she is giving to electric heating as part of requirements to reduce the carbon footprint of new buildings.

Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

We are consulting on further amending the building regulations energy efficiency requirements in 2010, 2013 and 2016 moving towards our goal of net zero annual carbon emissions from new buildings. Detailed proposals will need to be prepared before any change can be made and in the normal way the electric heating industry and other stakeholders will be consulted before final decisions are made.

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