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The Home Front in the Climate Emergency  This week Parliament has declared a Climate Emergency, the Committee on Climate Change has reassessed the UK’s carbon targets down to net zero, and Greenpeace has recommended that all UK buildings are zero...
Today’s report from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) finds that today’s homes are unfit for the challenges of the 21st century. It could not be clearer: We cannot meet our climate objectives without a major improvement in UK housing. We will...
Rather appropriately on Cold Homes Week ministers have been told that reducing the number of cold, leaky houses in the UK should be made a national infrastructure priority. It seems there is now widespread, cross-party support for this. While this...
With the amount of organisations out there offering ‘energy audits’ or ‘energy assessments’ these days, particularly since the demise of the Government’s Green Deal scheme, it can be difficult to know where to start looking if you’re a homeowner. While...
Its highly likely that its only in the last few days that you’ve had to think about how cold your house is. There has been a lot of talk recently about the removal of many of the incentives to retrofit i.e....
Ok, so its our own record, but we’ve had the lowest calendar year energy usage for our demo house so far. I’m putting it down to 3 changes over last year – a) slightly lower occupancy with the children being...
If you are looking for a way to improve the energy efficiency of your worst-performing stock then you might turn to your EPC certificate for recommendations. However, Parity have shown impressive savings can be made by using the minimum SAP...