Retrofitting UK homes to net zero: A cunning plan

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British Energy Efficiency Federation chair Andrew Warren sets out his vision for building a thriving market for domestic green homes upgrades

It is universally acknowledged that Britain needs urgently to improve the energy efficiency of its housing stock, long deemed amongst the worst in western Europe. This needs to be done for ecological reasons....

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