Homes England and Octopus Real Estate launch £175m Greener Homes Alliance

The Alliance will provide loans of between £1m and £20m to make new SME housing projects low carbon and more energy efficient

Families in less energy efficient homes take hit of gas price hike

A new report reveals that these households are paying up to the equivalent of £246 more on their annual gas bills

England’s homes ’emit more emissions than all of the country’s cars’

A new report estimates English homes emit an estimated 58.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

‘Policy must change or 29m homes will not decarbonise’

A coalition of groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for government to make it easier for consumers to decarbonise their homes

Wash a waste! – we use 61kg of shower gel each year

A new report reveals UK homes produce 1.5k tonnes of single-use plastic waste per year and only 9% of this is recycled

‘Mortgage lenders must double efficiency improvements to hit 2030 goals’

A new set of proposed government policies aim to make lenders significantly more responsible for improving the energy efficiency standards of housing stock across the UK

Centrica launches UK-wide heat pump project to slash social housing emissions

Nearly 600 homes across the North, North West, Midlands, East and South West will be fitted with low carbon heating systems

Are Covid vaccines making world’s sand shortage worse?

Experts warn some places already run out of sand, a commodity used in the production of vaccine glass vials

EAC: ‘Green Homes Grant voucher target would take over ten years to meet’

MPs admit that issuing vouchers is continuing at snail’s pace

Australian government to build ‘futuristic’ net zero homes with Tesla batteries

Homeowners could see their power bills slashed by AUD$1,600 every year