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solar panels, right time for social landlords to invest in energy efficiency

Eric Pickles urged to intervene in solar panels dispute


A senior minister has been urged to intervene in a dispute over a number of solar panels installed in a social landlord’s homes which tenants say have caused a spike in energy bills.

Scottish parliament

Debate: Housing (Scotland) Bill


A live commentary of the Housing (Scotland) Bill

Alex Salmond

Home energy efficiency scheme given £4m boost


A further £4 million has been added to extend a Scottish home renewables scheme, Alex Salmond has announced.

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New model for eco homes


The first 100 per cent affordable Passivhaus scheme for the UK shows prefab doesn’t mean poor quality, writes Daniel Douglas after a site vist

Head of sustainability, Lakehouse

Worry over eco cuts


A review of the energy company obligation could mean a step back for efforts to insulate hard-to-treat homes

Environmental partner, Weightmans LLP

Keeping things green


New guidelines for environmental offences may mean hefty fines

Loft insultation

ECO: Up the ambition


The government should take a lesson from its 1666 predecessor about being ambitious, says Matthew O’Connell

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