Green Deal

Closure of Green Homes Grant the latest “horror story” – Tim Pollard Unfiltered

In his regular column for Installer, Tim Pollard takes a look at the “horror story” behind the recently axed Green Homes Grant. The announcement of the closure of the Green Homes Grant scheme after a mere six months is a further chapter in the horror story of failed attempts to prompt an uptake in retro-fitting […]

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Why the return of Green Deal is good news for installers

John Davidson, Managing Director of Eco-energi, says the return of Green Deal is good news and good business for all installers who are PAS 2030 certified. The original Green Deal should have been a situation where everyone wins, but the implementation of the scheme didn’t match its mission – there were initial red tape issues […]

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Green Deal is BACK – Should installers get involved?

The Green Deal is back and ready to go from this April. John Davidson, Green Deal Provider and Managing Director of Eco-energi, says this is good news and good business for all installers who are PAS 2030 certified. When the government launched the Green Deal scheme back in January 2013, its mission was to provide […]

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Frustrated energy efficiency campaigner writes open letter to the Prime Minister

Two years on from announcing his ‘uncoupling’ from the failed Green Deal, energy efficiency campaigner, Peter Thom, has written to the Prime Minister to express his serious concerns over the recommendations made in the recently published ‘Each Home Counts’ Bonfield Review. In an open letter to Theresa May, Green Heat’s founder and managing director expresses […]

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Lessons must be learned after failure of 'abysmal' Green Deal

The verdict on the Green Deal is in, with MPs describing the scheme as ‘abysmal’, overly complex and requiring excessive paperwork. The highly critical report has been welcomed by the UK’s leading boiler manufacturer, whose Head of Government Affairs says ‘lessons must be learned’. [interaction id=”57972313eaef76d524563fcb”] Neil Schofield, Head of External Affairs at Worcester, Bosch […]

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