28 Oct '13, 1pm

Business leaders unite with letter to PM on energy bills

Using less energy by improving the efficiency of our housing stock is the only sure way to protect households against rising bills in the long term. A key component of so-called green levies is the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, which is specifically designed to improve the energy efficiency of vulnerable and low income households and ‘hard to treat’ properties, such as those with solid-walls. If ECO was in any way rolled back it would have the perverse effect of increasing energy bills for these consumers, with severe consequences for jobs in what should be a growth sector of the economy.

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/business-leaders-unite-letter-p...

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