The Zero Carbon Yorkshire Buildings working group is made up of a wide range of building professionals, businesses, activists and academics from across the Yorkshire region. It is now also affiliated to the AECB as the AECB Yorkshire group. The group meets three times a year in Leeds and has identified the following areas to work on initially:
• Promotion of Passivhaus low energy building standard (for newbuilds) to local authorities and housing associations within Yorkshire.
• Exploring solutions to the financial, political and technical challenges posed by the need to undertake radical retrofits of existing buildings within Yorkshire.
• Promote low carbon building and showcase local exemplar projects within Yorkshire through conferences and websites.
• Exploring appropriate low carbon energy sources for ultra low energy buildings
Supporting communities across South Yorkshire to take action for the climate and nature.