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The Green Deal

The Green Deal The Energy Bill received Royal Assent this week and has now become law. The Energy Act 2011 sets in stone the legal framework for the Green Deal which has one year to go until its launch in October 2012. The Green Deal is intended to revolutionise the energy efficiency of the nation’s homes and businesses.The Green Deal

The Green Deal will allow owners of homes and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their property at no upfront cost, helping to cut carbon emissions and lower energy bills. The Government has already said it would like to see 14 million homes transformed under the Green Deal by 2020. This is a monumental task, but it can be achieved if the right levers are in place. The Green Deal will be market led, which means businesses will be required to invest in growing the energy saving market.

For more information go to http://www.fmb.org.uk/news/campaigns/building-a-greener-britain

29 November 2011