Councils face up to Green Deal

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p15
The article looks at the home energy efficiency initiatives implemented by several councils in Great Britain in preparation for the Green Deal scheme. The energy savers' scheme of the Birmingham City Council is focused on photovoltaic and solar thermal units. A dual approach to the Green Deal scheme is being developed by the Milton Keynes Council. A total of 9,000 social homes is covered by the Greater Manchester Housing Retrofit Programme.


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