Housing Corporation

Getting ready for EPC’s

by mel starrs on April 18, 2007

in Part L

The always excellent TheyWorkForYou has alerted me to these factoids: Q: how much has been allocated to the Energy Performance Certificates scheme for (a) start-up costs and (b) 2007-08? A:The Department has allocated some £1.96 million to start-up costs for the Energy Performance Certificates scheme. This money is required to put into place the necessary […]


More good news for housing

by mel starrs on March 2, 2007

in Uncategorized

The press release reads: At a time when demand for housing outstrips supply, the change to build better homes more cheaply and efficiently using modern approaches to construction is essential, according to a new joint Housing Corporation and English Partnerships publication. Launched today (Thursday 1 March 2007) and referred to in Housing Minister Yvette Cooper’s […]


Do you live in an A rated home?

by mel starrs on June 16, 2006

in Part L

On Wednesday DCLG announced details of the home energy certificates which must be in place due to EPBD (European Performance of Buildings Directive) by 2009. The UK version will be ready by next summer: The certificates will give home buyers and sellers A to G ratings for their home’s energy efficiency and carbon emissions. They […]