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Funding removed for Green Deal

The Green Deal is to close when its current level of funding runs out.

24 Jul 2015
Funding removed for Green Deal
VAT cut plans for housing repairs

A reduction in VAT for housing repairs and renovations has been proposed by the Green Party.

08 Apr 2015
VAT cut plans for housing repairs
FMB supports Labour's cold homes plan

Labour's plans to improve home energy efficiency have been backed by the FMB.

01 Oct 2014
FMB supports Labour's cold homes plan
Govt publishes update on energy efficiency progress

New figures relating to the progress of the Green Deal have been released.

17 Dec 2013
Govt publishes update on energy efficiency progress
House values increase thanks to energy-saving measures

Making a home more energy-efficient could add to its value, new research has stated.

17 Jun 2013
House values increase thanks to energy-saving measures
Property owners 'motivated by cash, not environment'

If property owners can see what savings can be made by making their house more environmentally friendly, they will act.

18 Sep 2009
Property owners 'motivated by cash, not environment'
Government 'missing bigger emissions picture'

The government should be doing more to address the issue of carbon dioxide emissions from existing properties, the WWF has claimed.

20 Oct 2008
Government 'missing bigger emissions picture'
Energy-efficient homes 'attractive to tenants'

Landlords will find it easier to interest tenants if their properties are energy efficient, it has been claimed.

13 Oct 2008
Energy-efficient homes 'attractive to tenants'
New Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Law from 1st October 2008

All properties for sale or to let require an EPC from 1st October 2008 in England and Wales.

30 Sep 2008
New Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Law from 1st October 2008
Landlords urged to comply with EPC laws

Paragon Mortgages has advised landlords to comply with new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) legislation.

29 Sep 2008
Landlords urged to comply with EPC laws
Energy efficiency and sustainability 'keys to eco-home'

Homeowners looking to sell their property must consider energy efficiency and sustainability if they wish to attract eco-conscious buyers, it has been claimed.

09 Sep 2008
Energy efficiency and sustainability 'keys to eco-home'
Energy efficient homes 'to drive property market'

In a time of relative economic uncertainty, energy efficient homes could serve as a vital driver to keep the British property market in motion, it has been claimed.

02 Sep 2008
Energy efficient homes 'to drive property market'
Housing market 'to see more green sales'

The green home segment of the British housing market will grow significantly over the next several years due to government legislation for domestic carbon reductions, it has been claimed.

01 Sep 2008
Housing market 'to see more green sales'
Energy performance certificates could make homes 'more desirable'

As the credit crunch hits homeowner's pockets those who are considering moving are keeping a close eye on the associated costs and are keen to find ways to find ways of cutting back.

05 Aug 2008
Energy performance certificates could make homes 'more desirable'
Energy Performance Certificates good news for "cash-strapped renters"

Tenants will be pleased to learn that those landlords failing to supply an energy performance certificate (EPC) will face "considerable fines".

21 Jul 2008
Energy Performance Certificates good news for "cash-strapped renters"
Landlords told to 'make sure' they have an EPC certificate in place

Landlords have been warned that they could incur fines if they do not provide tenants with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

15 Jul 2008
Landlords told to 'make sure' they have an EPC certificate in place
Energy performance Certificate service helps landlords let property

Landlords who are keen to ensure they are compliant with energy efficiency laws will be pleased to hear about a new service offered by a specialist mortgage lender.

03 Jul 2008
Energy performance Certificate service helps landlords let property
Brits paying attention to EPCs

New research shows that many Britons are prepared to act on the information provided in their energy performance certificates (EPCs).

10 Mar 2008
Brits paying attention to EPCs
Insulation for the nation in 2008

Millions of homes throughout the UK are not properly insulated, meaning that many people are missing out on huge energy savings.

27 Dec 2007
Insulation for the nation in 2008
Incentives needed to make people go green

A large number of British homeowners are not prepared to pay for green improvements to their properties despite supporting environmentally friendly initiatives.

07 Nov 2007
Incentives needed to make people go green
More action needed on energy efficiency

The government is being called upon to do more to help homeowners make their properties more energy efficient.

15 Oct 2007
More action needed on energy efficiency
Poor energy efficiency ratings for most houses

Most homes in England and Wales are receiving low scores on their Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).

26 Sep 2007
Poor energy efficiency ratings for most houses
Energy efficiency important to all

Making the UK's homes more energy efficient is in the interests of everyone.

14 Aug 2007
Energy efficiency important to all
How we'll live in 2027

The homes we live in will change vastly in the next 20 years, according to a new report.

16 Jul 2007
How we'll live in 2027
Doubts cast of EPC introduction

Doubts have been cast over the introduction of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC), following Wednesday's budget

23 Mar 2007
Doubts cast of EPC introduction
Regulator warns of home energy certificate impact

The government's regulation watchdog has warned ministers that the launch of home energy certificates this summer could damage the housing market

07 Mar 2007
Regulator warns of home energy certificate impact
Green grants will come to end in 2008 says DTI

Financial aid for homeowners who install energy efficiency measures could be scrapped after the end of next year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has said

07 Mar 2007
Green grants will come to end in 2008 says DTI
New property regulations 'to improve energy conservation'

The introduction of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) is expected to boost energy conservation within the residential property sector, a report claims.

10 Oct 2006
New property regulations 'to improve energy conservation'
Homeowners to improve energy efficiency

Research has shown that British people feel manufacturers should take more responsibility for energy efficiency.

01 Sep 2006
Homeowners to improve energy efficiency
Saving money with energy efficiency

Many homeowners are choosing to make improvements to their house in an effort to cut down on energy bills, according to new research.

29 Aug 2006
Saving money with energy efficiency
Houses built since the 1930's are cooler

Many people often assume that insulation is only useful for keeping heat in and saving on energy bills in the winter. However it can also be useful for controlling temperature in the summer and helping to keep rooms cool.

03 Aug 2006
Houses built since the 1930's are cooler
Homeowners can go green off the shelf

The major British electrical retailer Currys has launched a trial at three stores for selling solar panels off the shelf.

02 Aug 2006
Homeowners can go green off the shelf
Energy ratings for house sales

The government has revealed that next year's Home Information Packs (Hips) will include energy efficiency ratings similar to those on fridges.

16 Jun 2006
Energy ratings for house sales
Government looks to low cost village

A low cost, low-carbon village could be central to the government's plans for housing in the UK.

23 May 2006
Government looks to low cost village
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