In an open letter to The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and member organisations from across the construction, property and infrastructure sector, highlighted a 'remarkable degree of consensus' in the potential for 'green growth'.

The letter calls on government to 'address clear and persistent market failures and create a level playing field', outlining policy actions that could be taken to help deliver tangible results and appeals for smart regulation that can provide clear direction.

These include:

The coalition of professional and trade organisations was brought together by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC).