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Taking Stock: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

 
1st May 2014    |     Chris Evans: Director, Rolton Group

The majority of the buildings that will dominate the UK’s skyline in 2050 are already standing, and this means that whatever action is taken to bring new builds to a zero carbon standard, the results will be dwarfed by the effects of our current stock.

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Taking Stock: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

Rolton Group

 
1st May 2014    |     Chris Evans

The majority of the buildings that will dominate the UK’s skyline in 2050 are already standing, and this means that whatever action is taken to bring new builds to a zero carbon standard, the results will be dwarfed by the effects of our current stock.

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Stoking the Fuel Poverty Fire

Rolton Group

 
13th December 2013    |     Peter Rolton

It’s been on the back burner for over a year now, but in the last week the heat has been turned up on proposals to redefine fuel poverty.

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UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12

Rolton Group

 
1st August 2013    |     Annie Reece

The UK has missed its 2011/12 target of producing four per cent of energy from renewable sources, and has seen a sharp rise in the use of coal for energy, statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.

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Green Deal: Mean Deal?

Rolton Group

 
24th May 2013    |     Peter Rolton

My first musings on the Green Deal argued that homeowners, businesses and politicians alike should welcome it with open arms.

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The Contributions of Chris Huhne

Rolton Group

 
15th March 2013    |     Peter Rolton

If you type the name of Britain’s former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, into Google, you will have to trawl through several pages before finding any result which is unrelated to the penalty points scandal he has been embroiled in for more than two years.

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Davey Falters in the Forum

Rolton Group

 
22nd February 2013    |     Kate Roche

When Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey opened the floor to questions about the Green Deal from the online forum Mumsnet, he worked hard to get users on-side, greeting everyone to whom he was responding personally and sprinkling his answers generously with friendly exclamation marks.

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