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Awareness of the Green Deal is rising among the public, but many say they would be unhappy about taking on a Green Deal finance plan when they bought a property, a new survey by Which? reveals.
Tony Howard, head of New Business Development at CITB, explains the importance to construction small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of keeping up to date with developments regarding Building Regulations Part L.
The Government has issued a stiff warning to any Green Deal participants found to be acting fraudulently following reports that cold callers are posing as Green Deal assessors and charging administration fees.
The Government this week announced changes to its £12 billion smart meter programme, including pushing back the full-scale roll-out by energy suppliers.This is Ed Davey's written Ministerial Statement.
Older and disabled people are put off the Government's flagship energy efficiency programmes because of their complexity and fear of taking on debt, unpublished Government research shows.
Six energy firms – including three of the 'Big Six’ – are to be investigated by the energy watchdog after failing to meet targets on energy efficiency under Government initiatives to cut consumers bills and reduce carbon emissions.
Support for renewable energy is rising among the UK public, but the nation can’t seem to kick its energy wasting habits, the latest Government survey of public attitudes towards energy and climate change reveals.
Scottish energy management firm, Ewgeco, is looking to break into the US market following a near doubling in revenue and a fresh injection of cash.
The UK’s largest Green Deal opportunity was unveiled today, as Leeds and 10 surrounding local authorities, including York, Bradford and Harrogate, announced they are to partner on a scheme that will enable more than 12,000 homes in the region become warmer and cheaper to run.
The success of the Green Deal for business is at risk due to a lack of qualified assessors for the scheme, says Tim Hipperson, energy services director at Utilitywise plc.
The first Green Deal Plan is "good to go" and two others are currently being reviewed, the head of the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) Mark Bayley said today as he confirmed details of the first year’s financing arrangements for the not-for-profit.
BRE, the sustainable building research consultancy, is set to begin a £2 million Government-funded research project to find potential areas for energy saving from solid wall insulation.
The Government has agreed new Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) with more than 50 industrial sectors and claimed they will lead to an 11 per cent energy efficiency improvement across the UK’s most energy intensive industries by 2020.
The Government’s energy efficiency and climate change policies mean household energy bills are now lower than they would otherwise be and are helping to create green jobs and growth, Ed Davey said today.
Lights from around the world went out for 60 minutes as "hundreds of millions" participated in the seventh annual Earth Hour which concluded in the Cook Islands late Sunday night.