ECO Home Energy Efficiency Scheme - change in insulations measures 2013 to 2017

Household Energy Efficiency Installations down by 90% since 2014

The release of the Government’s “Household Energy Efficiency Statistics” today highlights a problem with the current programme of installing energy efficiency measures in homes. Cavity wall and loft insulation funded by energy companies under the ECO scheme are down 85% since their peak in 2014. The problem was largely caused by the failure of the […]

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Impact of B&NES Placemaking Plan SCR1 Renewable Energy Policy

Since B&NES Placemaking Plan was adopted in July policy SCR1  which requires large developments (10 or more homes) to deliver properties which out-perform minimum Building Regulation carbon emissions by 10% delivered by renewable technologies, we have been objecting to planning applications which don’t meet this policy. Almost all of the planning applications made by developers […]

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Bath Energy At Home Scheme: non-means tested insulation grants

If you interested in improving the insulation of your home, Bath & North East Somerset Council’s ‘Energy At Home’ Scheme  continues to offer free advice and non-means tested grants for: Loft insulaiton Room in roof insulation Cavity wall insulation Solid wall insulation Additionally they offer means tested support for replacement gas boilers and electric storage […]

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Parking Strategy Consultation

Bath and North East Somerset Council have recently launched 2 consultation relating to transport in central Bath: Bath Air Quality Action Plan (deadline 26 Nov 2017) Parking Strategy (deadline 23 Oct 2017) Parking Strategy Consultation This consultation is to help formulate a long-term plan for parking in Bath, and includes: Parking Standards for new developments; Public off‐street parking including Park and Ride; Public on‐street parking and Residents parking zones; Private off‐street parking; Parking Charges; […]