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Sustainable development advice for householders
Guidance for householders to help ensure that any works to your home are carried out in a sustainable way.
Sustainable Development Householder Guide- Alterations and Improvements [425kb]
Sustainable Development Householder Guide- Extensions [368kb]
Sustainable Development Householder Guide- New Build [464kb]
Sustainable Development Guide: Glossary and Technical Details
We have published comprehensive guidance on many of the available technologies and approaches to sustainable development. The Glossary section aims to provide you with a better understanding of sustainability measures in more detail. The different aspects of sustainability are broken down into key areas enabling you to find more information about specific applications and the grants available for them. The Technical Details section includes information on the design of eco-buildings and examples of sustainable projects. You can find further information to support you with your project and any relevant contact details.
Sustainable Development Guide- Lifestyle [297kb]
Sustainable Development Guide- Home Improvements [319kb]
Sustainable Development Guide- Materials and Construction [563kb]
Sustainable Development Guide- Energy and Water Saving Technologies [1Mb]
Sustainable Developer Guide for Nottinghamshire
The Sustainable Developer Guide for Nottinghamshire is another useful resource for anyone involved in the development process. Its main focus is on planning and design, but it also offers advice about the construction and maintenance of buildings and considers how the wider impacts of development can be managed, for example waste and transport issues.