Could mortgage lenders hold answer to energy efficiency conundrum?

Madeleine Cuff
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 The higher the EPC rating, the bigger the mortgage
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The higher the EPC rating, the bigger the mortgage

Tackling the 15 per cent of UK carbon emissions that come from private homes is notoriously difficult - but new research reckons linking fuel bills to mortgages could be the answer

While the lure of the "nil bill" house is reportedly on the rise in some quarters of the UK, the unfortunate truth is that for most prospective home-owners energy efficiency remains towards the bottom...

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