14 May '13, 12pm

Evidence needed that Green Deal assessments are being turned into plans: UK-GBC

Evidence needed that Green Deal assessments are being turned into plans: UK-GBC

A total of 18,816 assessments had been lodged by the end of last month, with 9,522 in April alone. This total is more than double the 9,294 that had been completed by the end of March. Richard Griffiths, Policy and Campaigns Consultant at the UK Green Building Council, said: “As we saw a month ago, the number of Green Deal assessments continues to grow and that is encouraging. But we are now reaching the point where we must surely start to see a significant number of these turn into Green Deal plans. Early reports suggest that this is starting to happen, but not yet at a rate commensurate with the challenge we face in retrofitting the UK’s homes. “The real test will come in a couple of months’ time, when the DECC funded assessments have worked through the system. Will the rate of assessments we have seen so far be maintained, and can we be hopeful that a reasonable proport...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/uk-gbc-responds-green-deal-asse...

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