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UK housebuilder offers homes for sale that meet all different levels of Government's Code for Sustainable Homes incl. carbon zero house

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Miller Homes, a UK housebuilder has designed and built five homes in Merton Rise, Basingstoke, that comply with the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes, a national standard to reduce carbon emissions from dwellings. Each of the five homes has been built to meet a different level of the Code, with Code 6 being a carbon zero building. The incorporated technologies and techniques will reduce water consumption, energy use, CO2 emissions, waste and pollution. Key features are: - triple glazed windows - underfloor heating - rain water harvesting - biomass boiler - photovoltaic solar panels - ground source heat pump The UK Government plans to make Code 6 mandatory for all new build properties by 2016.