Government to scrap sustainable homes code

The code setting sustainability criteria for new build homes is to be scrapped in a bid to cut “red tape”, the communities department has confirmed

Government is set to scrap code for sustainable homes

A consultation on proposals to reduce the number of building standards from around 100 to 10, confirms that the government believes the voluntary code for sustainable homes has served its purpose and that most of its requirements should now be incorporated into minimum standards set by the Building Regulations. 

The consultation says there is no longer a ...

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