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New Grant scheme for Home Improvements: £20 million Green Deal Communities scheme

Last week the government announce a new scheme designed to target specific streets, selected by Local Authorities as ones that will benefit from Green Deal Improvements. The idea is that is it more effective to deliver energy saving measures, particularly … Continue reading

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The link between energy efficiency and higher property values

Much has been made by supporters of the Green Deal and the EPC (Energy Performance certificates) about the new study sponsored by the government into the effect of installing energy efficiency measures that increase a home’s EPC on the value … Continue reading

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2012’s Energy Trends – is our energy use getting better?

Today the government released its latest energy statistics and trends, and we felt that it was a good time to reflect on the past year. What was the good and the bad energy news in 2012? Good Energy Trends: While … Continue reading

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2020 Energy Predictions

Energy in 2020 – Some Predictions

DECC (the Department of the Environment and Climate Change) have just published their view of what policy will do to our energy bills. So what does the future have in store for us? Smart Meters – by 2020 we will … Continue reading

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Comparing Green Deal Financing – Not “apples with apples”

The Green Deal All Party Parliamentary Group was in quite a congratulatory mood when they met yesterday. The relief was near tangible in the Minister for Climate Change Greg Barker’s face when he joined the meeting partway through, and rightly … Continue reading

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Green Deal News: The All Party Parliamentary Green Deal Group

When the All Party Parliamentary Group gathered on Thursday (30th October), there was an air of frustration in the room. The Green Deal launch was softer than even the most pessimistic person expected, and the up take from business, particularly … Continue reading

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