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Tackling the other housing crisis

This is a guest post by Bruce Tofield, who led the University of East Anglia’s involvement in the European energy saving project Build with CaRe.

Earlier this year, we provided detailed evidence of several major barriers that are inhibiting a transition to low energy construction and refurbishment of buildings, and showed how these could be overcome.

Transforming our buildings to, or close to, passivhaus energy efficiency is the biggest opportunity available to reduce global energy use. Read more