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Check out our latest blog post by Rob Warren on Refurbishing Britain #ecobuild

Refurbishing Britain – Is the Green Deal the key to a greener future? Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:00:00 created by: Rob Warren With the launch of the Green Deal there is a new mechanism available for those people who want to improve the energy efficiency of their property without any up front costs. Of course there will be much debate over the attractiveness or otherwise of taking out a loan on your property’s electricity meter however any attempt to encourage a green approach to refurbishment should be applauded. With the UK Buildings accounting for 44% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and the UK’s 27 million homes being responsible for 27% in their own right, there is a real need to tackle these emissions head on and encourage energy saving refurbishment of existing buildings. In the current climate of ever-increasing fuel costs and a double dip recession it ...

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