DECC proposes new way to measure fuel poverty

The Government today proposed a new way to measure fuel poverty following concerns the current measurement was not properly helping out people at risk. Professor John Hills from the London School of Economics had suggested the Government to change the definition earlier this year as he said it wasn’t fit for purpose. At the moment […]

House buyers to get better energy information on prospective houses

Energy information on properties will be made clearer through new and improved Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). According to the Government, homebuyers will now have a better idea of how to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Alongside the recommendations for improvements, the new certificates will indicate to the consumer whether they can be funded […]

Call for advice on saving energy

A new phone line is launching today to give advice on how to save energy in homes and businesses. The Energy Saving Trust (EST), who will run the phone line with Careline Services, will give advice on energy efficiency and also provide information on existing schemes. This will include the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT), […]