'Conservatory tax' row threat to Green Deal

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p6
The article reports on the growing hostility among senior British Conservatives towards a proposed reform of building regulations and its implication for the uptake of the Green Deal. Opponents of the proposed reform are Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, Employment Minister Chris Grayling and Prime Minister David Cameron. Home extensions are required by the consequential improvement provisions to be accompanied by cost-effective energy efficiency upgrades to the rest of the property.


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