United Kingdom

Overview

Final energy consumption of the buildings sector (2010)

2,493 PJ

  • Residential buildings 1,867 PJ
  • Non-residential buildings 626 PJ

Final energy consumption of the buildings sector

Policies

Codes

Building Regulations (England and Wales) 2010 New residential England and Wales
Technical residential handbook for Building Regulations 2004 (Scotland 2011) New residential Scotland
Technical non-residential handbook for Building Regulations 2004 (Scotland 2011) New non-residential Scotland
Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 New residential Northern Ireland

Labels

BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment (2012)
BREEAM New Construction (2011)
BREEAM Non-Domestic Refurbishment (2012)
BREEAM's Code for Sustainable Homes (2012)
EPBD Energy Performance Certificate (2008)
Passive House (1990)
Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB)

Incentives

Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) 2008
Community Energy Savings Programme (CESP) 2009
Green Deal (grants) 2012
Green Deal (loans) 2012
Landlords' Energy Saving Allowance (LESA) 2004
Reduced VAT for energy-saving materials (1998)
Salix Project (2006)
Stamp Duty Relief for Zero Carbon Homes (2007)
Warm Front (England) 2000

Zero Energy Buildings