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Low Energy Design Strategy Proposal

This template provides guidance for officers seeking approval to pursue a ‘Low Energy Design Strategy’ for new-build affordable housing. The document should be used for internal reporting and consultation in order to gain high-level approval to pursue a Passivhaus-led approach for council-led housing delivery programmes. Proposals should clearly set out how they will address the Council’s political objectives and respond to the specific context of the local area.

The template provides a basic structure for the proposal, complete with examples and guidance on how to fill in the blanks for the following sections:

  • Executive Summary
  • Recommendations
  • Why Adopt a Low Energy Design Approach?
  • Benefits of a Low Energy Design Strategy
  • Cost
  • Summary: The Proposed Strategy
  • Appendix

Download the template below to find out more.

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