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Building preservation policies cost English households £500 million in energy bills every year, study finds

Press release 16 October, 2017

Residents of Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas miss out on saving up to £240 on annual energy bills because preservation policies make it harder to reduce energy use, according to a new study published by the Grantham Research Institute. read more »


The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

a working paper by François Cohen, Matthieu Glachant, Magnus Söderberg 1 February, 2017

Using household-level data from the American Housing Survey, this paper assesses the cost of adapting housing to temperature increases. The authors account for both energy use adjustments and capital adjustments through investments in weatherization and heating and cooling equipment. read more »



David Cameron wants to cut green taxes. But it’s our reliance on fossil fuels that’s to blame for rising energy bills

David Cameron wants to cut green taxes. But it’s our reliance on fossil fuels that’s to blame for rising energy bills

a commentary by Bob Ward 23 October, 2013

The Prime Minister’s decision to review green energy taxes and regulations is an understandable response to heightened public concern about the affordability of heating and electricity, with average bills having … read more »