Tag Archive for 'home insulation'

Improving home energy efficiency a remedy for rising energy bills

March 12th, 2014 by UK Green Building Council

The UK Green Building Council is urging the UK Chancellor George Osborne to make energy efficiency of homes a top infrastructure priority in his 19 March 2014 budget. The Council states that the UK needs to retrofit one million homes each year for the next 25 years to curb rising energy bills, reduce the occurrence […]

Poorly insulated homes missing out on energy savings every year

June 17th, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

New figures released on 17 June 2011 reveal that nearly half of Britain’s homes do not have adequate basic insulation and are throwing away at least £100 in wasted energy payments every year. The latest lagging statistics show that only 57% of Britain’s lofts have been properly insulated and only 58% of cavity walls have […]

Sustainable Housing: How can we save 80% of our energy use in existing homes?

May 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

As part of the LSE Sustainability in Practice Lecture series, Anne Power, Professor of Social Policy, Head of LSE Housing and Communities gave a presentation in February 2010 on “Sustainable Housing: how can we save 80% of our energy use in existing homes?” The LSE has made available a PDF file of Professor Anne Power’s […]