It’s official: government to scrap Code for Sustainable Homes

Architects Journal 20 March, 2014 | By Laura Mark The government has confirmed it will scrap the Code for Sustainable Homes and incorporate rules on energy efficiency into the Building Regulations The move is part of a huge shake-up of housing regulations, including ‘optional’ Parker Morris-style space standards for new homes, which the government wants…

Scrap Code for Sustainable Homes, says RIBA

bdonline 30 October 2013 | By Mark Wilding   Institute also renews call for mandatory space standards for new homes The RIBA has called for the Code for Sustainable Homes to be scrapped and for energy requirements to be enforced through building regulations. Responding to a government consultation on housing standards, the RIBA said the…