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Carbon Jargon: A glossary of carbon and energy related terms for the house-building community

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Future Homes- Avoiding unintended consequences

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Plugging in to the future: electric vehicle charging and new homes

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Biodiversity in new housing developments: creating wildlife-friendly communities

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Carbon Jargon: A glossary of carbon and energy related terms relevant to the house-building community

This report is a clear glossary of carbon and energy related terms and aims to provide a concise and common vocabulary that all house builders, designers, architects, planners, the Government and other built environment professionals can use. It considers and provides a comprehensive list of the main terms in use, showing what they mean and how similar sounding terms may differ

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Recent Publications

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Plugging in to the future: electric vehicle charging and new homes

A guide on the current state of play with electric vehicles and chargepoints.

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Biodiversity in new housing developments: creating wildlife-friendly communities

A guide to the practicalities of building new homes in a sustainable way that enhances wildlife.

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Foundation Facts

Foundation Facts showcases recent research and guidance completed by the NHBC Foundation.

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