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UK Department of Energy and Climate Change to ensure all rented properties meet minimum ‘E’ energy efficiency rating by April 2018

May 10th, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne has today announced plans to introduce regulations to ensure that all landlords would face minimum energy efficiency standards under the Green Deal. Under the proposals, announced at Second Reading of the Energy Bill: From April 2016 landlords will not be able to refuse reasonable requests from tenants, […]

Poorly insulated cold homes are a health hazard costing health service a fortune

April 8th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Caring for people made ill living in cold rented homes costs the UK’s National Health Service £145 million a year, reveals new research launched by Friends of the Earth on 7 April, as the green campaigning charity calls for a new law to protect tenants. The modelling, carried out by public health experts the Chartered […]