2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Does the council require a fabric first approach for new development?

Question code
3.3b
Section
Planning & Land Use
Topic
New Homes - Energy Efficiency Requirements
Source
Volunteer Research
Question weight
Medium

Criteria

The criteria will be met by English councils if they have a policy that exceeds the minimum government's building regulations on the Part L Target for Fabric Energy Efficiency.

Alternatively, the criteria will be met for councils that have a policy with a space heating requirement that exceeds the minimum government's building regulations.

For Scottish councils, the criteria will be met if the council requires developers to meet the Silver or Gold building standards.

Clarifications

The Part L target for Fabric Energy Efficiency defines the efficiency of the building fabric, which includes the u-values, air tightness and thermal bridging - the parts of the building that lose heat.

A fabric first approach by a council would require improvements on the national standard thereby ensuring new homes are energy efficient.

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Aberdeenshire Council1/1aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Bath and North East Somerset Council1/1beta.bathnes.gov.uk
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Bradford Metropolitan District Council1/1bradford.oc2.uk
Brighton and Hove City Council1/1brighton-hove.gov.uk
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
Central Bedfordshire Council1/1centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
City of Edinburgh Council1/1edinburgh.gov.uk
City of London1/1london.gov.uk
Cornwall Council (Unitary)1/1cornwall.gov.uk
East Ayrshire Council1/1east-ayrshire.gov.uk
East Renfrewshire Council1/1eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
Glasgow City Council1/1glasgow.gov.uk
Gwynedd County Council1/1gwynedd.llyw.cymru
Leeds City Council1/1leeds.gov.uk
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham1/1lbbd.gov.uk
London Borough of Barnet1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Bexley1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Brent1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Bromley1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Camden1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Croydon1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Ealing1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Enfield1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Hackney1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Haringey1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Harrow1/1harrow.gov.uk
London
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London Borough of Havering1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Hillingdon1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Hounslow1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Islington1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Lambeth1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Lewisham1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Merton1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Newham1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Redbridge1/1redbridge.gov.uk
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Southwark1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Sutton1/1london.gov.uk
London Borough of Tower Hamlets1/1london.gov.uk
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London Borough of Wandsworth1/1london.gov.uk
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Manchester City Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
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North Somerset Council1/1n-somerset.gov.uk
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
Royal Borough of Greenwich1/1royalgreenwich.gov.uk
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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea1/1london.gov.uk
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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames1/1london.gov.uk
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Salford City Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council1/1greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk
West Berkshire Council1/1westberks.gov.uk
Westminster City Council1/1london.gov.uk
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Cheshire West and Chester Council0/1
City of York Council0/1
Clackmannanshire Council0/1
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar0/1
Conwy County Borough Council0/1
Coventry City Council0/1
Darlington Borough Council0/1
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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council0/1
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Wolverhampton City Council0/1
Wrexham County Borough Council0/1