HC Deb 14 December 1987 vol 124 c354W
38. Mr. David Shaw

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the current scope and status of passive solar energy design research by his Department.

Mr. Michael Spicer

The Department's programme on passive solar design covers both domestic and non-domestic buildings and comprises design studies, field trials, supporting research and development and information dissemination. Nearly £1 million has recently been committed to the second phase of the design studies.