27 Jul '12, 8am

New local authority guidance welcomed by UK Green Building Council

New local authority guidance welcomed by UK Green Building Council

“We welcome the publication of today’s guidance. The UK Green Building Council has long advocated the critical role of local authorities in delivering retrofit to existing homes, and we’ve already seen several local authorities such as Birmingham and Manchester taking a very progressive role in developing a delivery plan for the Green Deal. “The retrofit of existing homes, including and beyond the Green Deal and ECO, is a huge opportunity for local authorities to help reduce household bills and carbon emissions, and to create vital jobs for local business. Investing in the development of a proper plan will help to make sure that these opportunities are realised. "Government will need to help local authorities deliver by ensuring that there are some robust and long-term incentives for Green Deal take-up".

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/new-local-authority-guidance-we...

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