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Redcuding carbon emssion on UK properties
Engineering and Construction
Pages 12 (3012 words)
Reducing Carbon Emission on UK properties From time immemorial, people all over the world in their pursuit of optimum advancement have come up with many ‘constructive’ things. One of the ‘constructive’ things is the construction of buildings. From the earlier days, when humans lived in caves, mud settlements, etc., to the current times where they are living in architecturally strong and technology advanced buildings, the construction process have maximally evolved.
“The significance of historic buildings clearly encompasses the architectural and aesthetic values…, associations with historic people and events, examples of technological innovations, aspects of social history and links with a building’s setting and other heritage assets.” (English Heritage 2011). Due to such crucial importance historic buildings are protected and also continuous refurbishments are made to it. However, at the same time, these historic buildings may not have sustainable designs and features. That is, these buildings because of their designs and other things could make negative Carbon imprint and thereby have environment damaging features. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is one of the key Greenhouse Gases, which has many negative effects on the environment and also human living. It is widely considered to be the main cause of global warming and other pollutions, thus forcing governments of many countries including the UK government to come up with restriction on CO2 emissions. ...
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