This Guidance Note provides background information on the code for sustainable homes and its impact on new developments, which became operational in 2007.

Covering Topics

  • Overview
  • Definition Of Sustainability
  • The Code For Sustainable Homes
  • Summary Of Environment Impact Categories And issues In The Code
  • The Sustainability Rating System
  • Examples Of Standards
  • Timetable For The Use Of The Code
  • Mandatory Rating Against The Code For New Homes
  • Zero Carbon Homes - Level 6 Of The Code
  • Lifetime Homes And The Code
  • The Impact Of The Code
  • Combined Heat And Power (CHP)
  • Water Efficiency Measures
  • Waste Recycling Measures
  • Jargon Buster
  • Further Information

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