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Energy: Conservation

Volume 459: debated on Monday 16 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what requirement there is for the inclusion of energy saving and energy producing features in the Government’s Better Public Building initiative. (131187)

As part of its aim of achieving excellent design for all new public buildings, the Better Public Building initiative promotes the Government’s common minimum standards for the procurement of built environments in the public sector. These apply across the public building programme. Energy performance is included within the sustainability section of these standards.