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Hilary Grayson
01-Nov-2011
As you may have read on the news section of our website, the Energy Act 2011 became law in October, paving the way for the Green Deal to be introduced in October 2012. The Act provides the legal framework, and the detail will be dealt with under secondary legislation. At NES this is something that we are used to dealing with since the same arrangement governs EPCs. So, with less than a year to go (and counting) it is worth taking stock and just considering what the Green Deal is, who it is aimed at and how it will be delivered.
Hilary Grayson
25-Oct-2011
This latest blog post from Hilary Grayson covers a range of topics that are all playing on her mind in some way or another. Do you agree, disagree or have anything to say? Add your comments.
Dyfrig Hughes
21-Sep-2011

RDSAP will be changed on 1 April 2012 throughout the UK to RDSAP 2009 v9.91. This week all EPC accreditation schemes received draft details of the planned changes; and they are so substantial that they look likely to require all DEAs to pass a ‘top up’ exam. The changes are part of a DECC/DCLG...

Hilary Grayson
16-Sep-2011

Apparently the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) thinks that many new houses in the UK are "shameful shoebox homes" which are too small for family life.

Alison Cutland
26-Aug-2011

I don’t know about you, but over the years I have found it difficult to not end up taking the job on holiday. This becomes particularly apparent when looking back at my albums of holiday photos.

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