Over half of tenants have been refused energy efficiency upgrades

domestic gas efficiency

An astonishing 58% of UK tenants who have requested energy efficiency improvements to their rental property have had these requests refused by landlords, according to a new report. The report, from letting agency PropertyLetByUS, discovered that 7 out of 10 tenants have made requests to their landlord to improve the energy efficiency of their home; […]

World Green Building Council Launch Global Net Zero Project

  June saw the World Green Building Council (WGBC) launch a groundbreaking new project, which aims to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” by 2050. Net Zero refers to buildings which are either “net zero energy” or “net zero carbon”. Net zero energy buildings are highly efficient buildings which consume net zero energy (on […]

Massive potential of energy efficient social housing for landlords

social housing

Research carried out by consultancy Sustainable Homes has identified a potential £2.4 million savings per year for social landlords through the provision of more energy efficient housing stock. The research, which involved 25 social landlords managing 500,000 homes, looked at the potential cost savings which could be generated through more energy efficient housing stock, and […]