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The London Plan

The London Plan switches to SAP 10 – will this end CHP dominance in the capital?

The GLA’s changes – coming into force in January – are set to end CHP dominance in the capital. Jon Ponting from the Energist Technical Team explains why. The Greater London Authority (GLA) has surprised…

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How is the Energy Hierarchy set to change in the new London Plan?

With the London Plan due for its next update towards the start of 2020 and a draft consultation of changes already outlined, how might the new London Plan affect your next development? The current version…

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Introducing the new London Plan

The recent public consultation on the new London Plan revealed the cost of carbon offset payments is set to increase by over 50%, with other significant changes to the London Plan that are likely to…

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The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Planning in London

The London Plan targets have a huge impact on both design and build costs for new developments and need to be addressed before submitting a planning application. Here’s our Top 10 summary of what you…

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Top Sustainability Tips for Developing In London

The London Plan sets a stringent carbon dioxide emission target: a 35% reduction over the requirements of Part L 2013. This target can influence all aspects of your design so here are our top tips…

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