Only sweeping UK reform holds the key to net zero buildings

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Buildings must become far more energy efficient to deliver the UK's net zero target, but progress remains frustratingly slow, argues Rob Martin of LGIM Real Assets

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) recently published its annual review of government's progress towards creating a net zero economy by 2050. The verdict was that the UK is falling behind on its commitments...

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