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UK homes ‘shockingly unprepared’ for climate change, says CCC

The UK’s housing emissions are “off track” to meet the country’s climate targets, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says in a new report — These should have fallen to 13% below 1990 levels by 2017, the government’s official climate adviser says, yet the actual reduction was just 9%. The country’s housing stock is also …

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more than 150 social housing homes will receive new wall cladding, windows and solar panels

Dutch eco initiative halves energy bills in first UK homes

Nottingham pioneers ‘Energiesprong’ after it wins £5m funding from EU — A Dutch approach to transforming old homes through a dramatic green makeover has arrived in the UK and cut tenants’ energy bills in half. Nottingham has become the first city council to pioneer the “Energiesprong” (energy leap) initiative, which has radically upgraded the energy …

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