Section: Energy Efficiency

Government must maximise public interest in home improvements to green the UK housing stock

Posted 19.05.20
RICS: Further reading

A new RICS paper calls on Government to make a step-change in policies for decarbonising existing UK housing stock.

Retrofitting to decarbonise UK existing housing stock, examines the existing policy landscape across retrofitting and provides a blueprint for Government to take forward as part of their recovery from Covid-19.

The paper highlights how government incentives can promote positive consumer behaviour, and both entice and support more people to consider making their homes energy efficient.

The policy recommendations are encapsulated in a package of regulatory measures, industry standards, fiscal levels and market insight.

Recommendations include:

Use the above link for a fuller summary list of recommendations and for access to the full policy position paper.

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