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UK has the coldest homes!

This is a fascinating report exploring how the UK’s housing performs against comparable European countries in terms of energy efficiency and fuel poverty. Basically we are bottom of the list despite David Cameron’s pledge to be “the most energy efficient country in Europe”.

Connect with 'Cold Homes Week' locally (local events 5-7 Feb)

2nd-6th February 2015 ‘Cold Homes Week’

This is an initiative by the Energy Bill Revolution campaign to raise awareness of fuel poverty and to promote their campaign for improved energy efficiency funded by carbon taxes. 358 more words


What We Learned Last Week (12/01 - 18/01)

1) ‘That’s rich’ – Osborne feigns concern for energy costs to consumers. Election time is here.

Chancellor George Osborne and the Tories attempted to double back on energy policy they had promoted and voted for to feign concern for the public. 760 more words


Insulation causes asthma?

Home energy efficiency measures such as insulation are recommended in part because of the potential to improve the health of occupants. A recent study highlighted on today’s… 946 more words

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A Green Deal that could have done so much. RIP

It could have been such a good deal, but it now seems the Green Deal, the green flagship of our current government is dead.

Going back to 2011/12 – the concept of a scheme that promised to reduce fuel poverty, reduce carbon,  improve our housing stock, and create a vibrant, certified (PAS2030) market sector – Green Deal looked brilliant. 398 more words


Growing number of working families in fuel poverty in UK

The Press Association reports in The Guardian about the level of fuel poverty amongst working families in Britain. Rising energy bills and inefficient housing mean even those in work can’t afford to heat homes, a new study shows. 330 more words

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NEA / DECC Energy on Prescription survey

Here’s some information received from NEA about a survey they are carrying out. We’d encourage all London based organisations to respond to the survey, to make sure that findings and recommendations meet the needs of fuel poor households in the capital. 136 more words

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