The UK “stands no chance” of meeting its goal of cutting carbon emissions to net zero unless it improves the energy efficiency of its buildings—with government support. Continue Reading
Landlord owners of the least energy efficient homes in England and Wales must improve their energy band rating, following a new government proposal. Continue Reading
Across the EU, more than 45,000 major firms are at risk of EU fines over a lack of compliance to new directives regarding energy wastage. Continue Reading
New measures brought in by the government have been met by resistance from landlords who have petitioned for financial help in improving their properties’ energy efficiency. Continue Reading
In a recent study the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has highlighted the importance of increasing energy efficiency as a way to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions and save billions of pounds at the same time.
A study conducted by MarketWatch has found that “one in five home appliances tested by consumer and green groups consumes more energy than claimed on packaging”.
Osram, Ikea and Philips, among others, have all been caught exploiting loopholes in European energy efficiency test for their lightbulbs, misleading customers in the process.