Urlas townhouse project

Government proposal could reduce insulation in new homes by 50% – please respond to the consultation – deadline 7 February?

A government consultation on Future Homes Standards has the potential to reduce insulation on new homes by 50 %. It also proposes stopping local authorities like B&NES Council from imposing higher standards. B&NES currently requires new homes to be built with 19% lower CO2 emissions than national minimum standards. Please help us and the planet […]

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 […]

Free training courses for tradespeople and community groups

If you apply  between 9am on Monday 19th January 2015  and 5pm Friday 30th January 2015  B&NES Energy At Home scheme will be providing free training and certification programmes for trades-people and community groups. More details are available here: www.energyathome.org.uk/trade-support  If you are having work being done on your home at the moment we would encourage you to point out […]

Bath Green Homes 2014 Poster

Bath Green Homes 2014 Details Published

The details of Bath Green Homes 2014 have just been published; including 20 events and the details of the 16 homes open on the weekend of the 28th/29th September. A copy of the leaflet which includes details of the events and the open homes weekend is available here and the poster is available here. For further […]