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Technical and practice - Practices compare energy use anonymously

The RIBA has set up the CarbonBuzz carbon emissionsmonitoring project, chaired by Aedas Architects, to provide a comprehensive database of UK buildings’ energy use.Information collected in the initiative, launched last month, will also provide the framework for an RIBA accreditation of ‘carbon-conscious’ practices.Participating practices, who include HOK, BDP, Make, dRMM and Sheppard Robson, anonymously submit details of projects’ design and operational energy use, and these ...


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