The VALUER research project is a ground-breaking scheme that will see the first mortgages and additional borrowing offered in the UK that recognise home energy efficiency in their affordability calculations. The ‘VALUER Project’ is a collection of industry partners led by Monmouthshire Building Society, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Rightmove and zero carbon homebuilder and sustainable energy service provider Sero.
The Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB) has made it clear that the UK must increase the pace and scale of investment into the energy efficiency and resilience of UK residential buildings and maps out a set of financial solutions to boost take-up on a national scale, with the potential to contribute substantially to a post-Covid-19 green and inclusive economic recovery.
Since 1970, today’s been a chance to reflect on our relationship with the natural world around us. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic as a scary reminder of the power of nature, we can see more than ever that our balance with the natural world is truly vital.
Sero has this week released CGI images that give a sneak preview of Parc Hadau, its zero carbon neighbourhood currently being developed in Pontardawe, south Wales.