Sarah Rothwell 15 November 2017
The Government’s new Clean Growth Strategy has acknowledged that a prosperous economy and tackling climate change are interlinked. In short, the strategy aims to grow our national income while greatly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The UK is already a world leader in reducing emissions while growing the economy. The Clean Growth Strategy seeks to build on this success by improving the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses.
At Fusion21, we always keep our members fully informed about any initiative that might affect them, this strategy definitely will. It marks an important step forward in outlining the future of energy delivery in the buildings we work and live in.
What are the key points of the Clean Growth Strategy that will affect you?
Currently, homes account for 13% of all UK emissions. The new initiative aims to improve energy efficiency in homes by:
The strategy also intends to roll out low carbon heating over the next 5-10 years by implementing the following measures:
The Clean Growth Strategy will bring about some significant changes in the way your organisation thinks about the heating measures installed in the buildings you manage.
The proposals of the strategy are ambitious but at present lack concrete suggestions in many areas, however what is clear is that now is the time to deliver.
It is beyond doubt time to start thinking about your organisations future. Planned work programmes may change as a result of this strategy and retrofitting of properties will be a key part of future investments.Fusion21 are perfectly placed to help our members implement the changes and measures required as part of this challenging long-term strategy.
If you’d like to discuss how we can help you consider the impact of the Clean Growth Strategy on your organisation get in touch.