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Daily Telegraph Reports on Green Deal Guinea Pigs

Andy Batey and his family live in a Fifties semi-detached house in Longstanton, just north of Cambridge. This year, despite the soaring price of gas, his heating costs have halved, although his home is as warm as ever.

12th July, 2012  |  Read More >


Baxi Applauds Retrofit Plans

Baxi has welcomed the Government's recent announcement on the Green Deal. Simon Osborne, head of product management, says it has introduced a greater level of transparency, which can only be good for the consumer. "Consumers now have more opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Firstly, minimum warranties on boilers have increased to five years. This represents a good deal for the consumer, especially when you bear in mind that the Energy Saving Trust recommends that the current lifespan of a boiler is 12 years," said Mr Osborne.v

12th July, 2012  |  Read More >


DECC Update Green Deal Legislation

Secondary legislation for the Green Deal was passed by the House of Commons on Monday 2nd July, and will be appearing in front of the Lords on Monday 23rd July. Since the legislation is almost in place, this means that the Green Deal and ECO are finally into the delivery phase.v

12th July, 2012  |  Read More >


Green Deal Conduit Announced

The final touches are being made to the business plan for the Green Deal Conduit, a new organisation that will allow smaller organisations to take a significant slice of the Green Deal (GD) work on their own terms. It will stem the threat to their existing workload that is presented by the larger organisations that are, at this time, the only organisation linked to the Green Deal and enable those involved in the assessment and refurbishment of buildings to be in charge of their own destiny.v

5th July, 2012  |  Read More >


BSI Launch Green Deal Kitemark

BSI is developing a new Kitemark for Energy Efficient Buildings (EBB) to address public uncertainty about the Green Deal Scheme.v

5th July, 2012  |  Read More >


SIG Energy Calls for Green Deal Boost

Vince Matthews, Head of Marketing, SIG Energy Management, has spoken out over news that only one in five homeowners will participate in the Green Deal.

5th July, 2012  |  Read More >


Stroma Certification Awarded Green Deal Advisor Training Funds

Asset Skills, working with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has appointed Stroma Certification to deliver Green Deal Advisor training as part of the £1 million funded ‘go early’ one-off project to support the training and qualification of Green Deal Advisors.

5th July, 2012  |  Read More >

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