Low carbon housing in the UK
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Low carbon housing in the UK book
Jenkins Smith 1993) best characterises those involved in building and developing the long-standing sustainable housing.
• Climate change was just one of the many policy problems that was jostling
for attention on the UK Government’s housing policy agenda in the late 1990s – low carbon economies are inevitably a compromise and typically
incorporate other policy objectives as well. • The chapter provides an example of how new low carbon economies (in this
case, housing) are framed out of existing practices and ways of doing. • This reframing of infrastructures and materials can happen quickly – i.e. the
obsolescence of infrastructures does not necessarily have to take place, for there are opportunities to rebrand existing things and practices as low carbon.
• The material presence of low carbon housing built in the UK in the late