19 Oct '11, 9am

One year to #GreenDeal as the #Energy Act becomes law (Press release):

One year to #GreenDeal as the #Energy Act becomes law (Press release):

Remove the upfront cost of energy efficiency measures (like loft, cavity and external wall insulation, draught proofing and energy efficiency glazing and boilers) making expensive home improvement affordable. For the first time in the world, the energy saving work will be repaid over time through a charge on the home’s energy bill. The repayments must obey a “golden rule” whereby the charge is no more than the expected savings, meaning householders should save from day one. Put consumer protection at the heart of the Green Deal. High standards will be crucial from the first independent home energy assessment to getting the job done by qualified installers. All Green Deal participants will need to carry a “quality mark” so customers know they can be trusted to do a good job. Provide extra financial help for the most vulnerable and hardest to treat homes by getting energy co...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_83/pn11_8...

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