The Code for Sustainable Homes
The Code for Sustainable Homes became operational in England in April 2007. Also from 1st May 2008, a minimum of Code Level 3 is required for all new housing promoted or supported by the Welsh Assembly Government or their sponsored bodies and from 2nd June 2008, Code Level 3 is required for all new self-contained social housing in Northern Ireland. The Code does not apply in Scotland.
For more information, go to the Code for Sustainable Homes page on the BREEAM website by following the link to the right of this page