29 Feb '12, 11am

Calling all Green Deal geeks - we have the latest from @GregBarkerMP

Calling all Green Deal geeks - we have the latest from @GregBarkerMP

Thank you for the invitation. I'm delighted to be here at the British Property Federation's Annual Residential Conference. I'm pleased to see sustainability on your packed agenda for the day, alongside discussions on investment and the future of the residential property sector. As you may know, the coalition has pledged to be the greenest government ever. At the heart of this pledge is energy efficiency. Indeed, in a world of increasing energy prices, market volatility and reliance on imports, energy efficiency has never been more important. That's why we are creating the framework for the Green Deal. It is our way of helping homeowners, landlords and tenants get home improvements like loft insulation, boilers and double glazing at no upfront cost. Today, I wanted to draw out three key points to unpack that simple description - Firstly, this is a new way of approaching ene...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2156006/greg-bark...

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