In the dark: Poll reveals limited public understanding of boiler emissions

Cecilia Keating
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The UK's homes are among the leakiest in Europe | Credit: iStock
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The UK's homes are among the leakiest in Europe | Credit: iStock

Findings come as Nationwide Building Society and ITV team up on new series designed to enlighten Brits on how they can 'green' their homes and Ministers gear up to publish long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy

The results of a new survey have underscored how low levels of public awareness around the significant climate impacts associated with the fossil boilers installed in the majority of UK homes could hamper...

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