Green Deal News - Jan-Mar 2012
GDSAP tool - Register on the website below to access a beta version of the software and methodology of the GDSAP tool which BRE has developed on behalf of DECC to support the development of the Occupancy Assessment.
The Occupancy Assessment will modify the output of the Green Deal EPC to reflect households' actual energy use and will provide information about the energy the household could save from installing energy efficiency improvements.
www.gdsap.org.uk (21 March 2012)
Green Deal Speech by Greg Barker at Ecobuild 2012 - Click here to read a transcript
DECC open consultation on changes to the Building Regulations regime - "In summary, this includes new requirements for additional ‘consequential’ energy efficiency improvements where work (such as an extension or replacement windows or boilers) is already planned to an existing building and Green Deal funding is available as an option to meet the up-front costs. Given DCLG estimate there are 200,000 extensions per year, 1.4 million boilers replacements and 1 million window replacements, this could be a significant demand driver for the Green Deal."
The deadline for comments related to the Green Deal is 27 March 2012. Read on (01 Feb 2012)
Presentations from the recent Green Deal Connections event which BRE exhibited at - Read on (18 Jan 2012)
DECC Blog update by Greg Barker - Read on (18 Jan 2012)