28 May '11, 2pm

Could free fruit and bus tickets boost Green Deal uptake?:

Could a free bunch of bananas convince you to insulate your loft? The answer is likely to be 'yes', according to a major new government-backed study designed to support the introduction of its flagship Green Deal energy efficiency scheme. The National Resilient Homes Project, which is funded by the Environment Agency (EA) and led by professor Erik Bichard at University of Salford, this week released the results of its latest research, suggesting that non-financial incentive, such as free fruit and vegetables or bus tickets, could prove effective at encouraging take-up of the Green Deal's energy efficiency loans. FURTHER READING Exclusive: AlertMe poised for international expansion London needs a better green deal The project was designed to test the results of earlier research which found two-thirds of people would consider installing climate change-related measures if the...

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