Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency

The link between energy efficiency and higher property values

On the 18th June we published research that, for the first time, confirmed a link between a home’s energy efficiency and its sale price in the UK. This means that in addition to lowering energy bills, improvements such as wall … Continue reading

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Green Deal in Birmingham

With the Green Deal launched just over a fortnight ago, I have been very impressed to see such enthusiasm around the energy efficiency retrofit agenda – from industry and communities alike – during my visit to Birmingham today. My first … Continue reading

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Top Green Apps

More and more people are now using their smartphones for every aspect for their lives.  They help make our lives easier, they organise us , they entertain us but can they make us more efficient?  Well the answer is of … Continue reading

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Water and waste

In my last blog I wrote about our successes in improving the department’s energy efficiency and some of the projects we had undertaken to achieve such big savings.  But it’s just as important to acknowledge the areas where we are … Continue reading

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Boiler cover considerations

Energy Efficiency in the home is an often overlooked aspect of green messaging . The energy that is lost through wastage each and every day is frustrating an unnecessary – saving cash on our bills is possible. Sadly, many of … Continue reading

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Top marks for the new recruits in customer care

The Customer Care team welcomed lots of new faces in 2011 and now they’ve all settled in, the next step was ensuring their energy efficiency advice service cuts the Energy Saving Trust mustard.

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Green Deal will build on the EPC

The introduction of Green Deal marks a new approach to tackling the waste of energy by our buildings.  Success depends on Green Deal Providers persuading building owners to invest their own money in improving the energy efficiency of their buildings … Continue reading

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2012: An exciting year for the Green Deal

Firstly, Happy New Year! 2012 will be a crucial year for the coalition’s flagship policy of transforming the energy efficiency of Britain’s homes – the Green Deal.  The DECC webchat before Christmas, events and the hundreds of consultation responses we … Continue reading

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Getting the message across

Anyone with at least a passing interest in energy efficiency who read Thursday’s Guardian may have had their interest piqued perhaps more than usual by the supplement slipped between the paper’s sections. The Energy Saving Trust was high profile in … Continue reading

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