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ECO funds 97% of government-backed energy efficiency measures

18/12/2014

One million energy efficiency measures have been installed under government schemes, with 97% of these funded through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

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What's on in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 Dec

15/12/2014

A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 December 2014.

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Research finds link between energy efficient homes and asthma

12/12/2014

The drive for energy efficient homes could increase asthma risks, according to new research by the University of Exeter Medical School

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Millions to make homes warmer allocated to councils

12/12/2014

The Scottish Government has allocated a large chunk of its £60m home energy efficiency fund.

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Green Deal fund fully allocated a day after launch

12/12/2014

The second phase of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) has run out of cash just a day after it opened in what has been described as ‘the latest gold rush’.

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Government urged to increase fuel poverty fund as millions go without heating

11/12/2014

Millions of people will be forced to switch off their heating this winter due to spiralling energy costs, a social landlord has warned, and the government has been urged to increase the Warm Homes Discount.

DECC is seeking to change RHI application process

DECC seeks change to renewable heat scheme application process

10/12/2014

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is seeking to change the ‘onerous’ way in which social landlords make applications for the renewable heat incentive (RHI).

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Live blog: 17th Dec

17/12/2014

Inside Housing’s daily live blog giving updates and views on the day’s essential housing news - and a bit more besides

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Live blog - 18th Dec Video

18/12/2014

Inside Housing’s daily live blog giving updates and views on the day’s essential housing news - and a bit more besides

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Housing Live: Ready for take off Video

12/12/2014

Today is the launch of Inside Housing’s live news blog and, typically, it seems to be a relatively quiet one for housing news. Oh wait, that’s just the IH newsroom following last night’s Christmas party.

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A sign of things to come

05/12/2014

The coalition government’s final autumn statement provided interesting reading, writes Emma Maier

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The Internet of Things

25/11/2014

Are housing providers ready for the Internet of Things?, asks Stewart Davison

Managing director, Sustainable Homes

Energy efficiency begins at home

21/11/2014

Can we afford not to invest in measures to boost energy efficiency?, asks Andrew Eagles

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Summer heating

19/11/2014

Careful design and analysis is needed to combat summer overheating, says Andrew Mellor

Partner, Global Action Plan

Fuel poverty: A national scandal

07/11/2014

Fuel poverty should be much higher up on everyone’s agenda

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