25 Feb '12, 3pm

What is the Green Deal? Useful stuff from UK Green Building Council

What is the Green Deal? Useful stuff from UK Green Building Council

Due to launch in autumn 2012, the Green Deal is a market-based policy framework designed to drive energy efficiency mprovements in millions of UK homes and businesses. It is hoped that the scheme will catalyse billions of pounds of investment annually and create many thousands of jobs. With around 43% of the UK’s emissions coming from the existing UK building stock, the Green Deal also stands to play a vital role in helping the Government achieve its carbon emissions reduction targets. How will it work? The scheme is designed around a 'Pay as You Save' model (as originally proposed by the UK Green Building Council in 2009 ) with private finance being provided to meet the up-front cost of Green Deal-eligible energy efficiency measures. A key aspect of the proposals is the 'Golden Rule', which states that installed measures through the scheme must deliver savings which excee...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/content/green-deal

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