Energy UK responds to ECIU energy efficiency analysis
Responding to analysis published today by the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) on domestic energy efficiency policies, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said:
"The contribution energy efficiency measures make to both reducing bills for customers and cutting emissions becomes clearer and more compelling all the time.
“It therefore makes no sense to be building homes today that which will require retrofitting in the future to meet the government’s own carbon targets – especially when the need to tackle emissions produced from heating our homes already presents such a major challenge.
“The Government should ensure that new-builds are constructed to high energy efficiency standards and actually achieve their stated energy performance rating, with zero carbon homes being the ambition.”