Tag Archives: green deal loans

Green Deal likely to create two tier housing market.


Citizens of the Channel Islands have had a two tier housing sector for years, the cheaper local market and more expensive open market for newcomers to the channel islands. Seems the Green Deal is now due to divide the rest of the … Continue reading

Posted in Green Deal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Green Deal guide from Money Saving Experts


Martyn Lewis of MSE (Money Saving Experts) has kindly written a guide to explain how Green Deal works, the cash benefits for having a loan, and the numerous pitfalls that accompany the scheme. Interestingly their guide shows that goods bought … Continue reading

Posted in Green Deal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Green Deal – no takers, in tatters?


According to reports on a green web site, and in the Telegraph 45 days after the launch, DECC is still awaiting the first consumer assessment following the launch of the Government’s Green Deal programme. Ok it was meant to be a “soft launch” so … Continue reading

Posted in Green Deal | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Green shoots for a “Fitterhome”


Green Deal is fast changing the way people buy home improvements. Companies are setting up to take advantage of the green deal but as heating, ventilation and home improvement companies, like Fitterhome Ltd formed earlier this year, specificaly to market whole house … Continue reading

Posted in Company info, Green Deal | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barker now admits Green Deal “wont guarantee savings for homeowners”


According to a report in Energy Live News, Gregg Barker the minister promoting DECCs Green Deal policy, has now admitted that savings cannot be guaranteed. Originally his comments were that “savings will be equal to or more than, the cost … Continue reading

Posted in EST Energy Savings Trust, Green Deal | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Green Deal gets bad press from the Daily Mail, Which magazine issue warnings, minister heckled!


In the Daily Mail,  James Slack and Tamara Cohen write to advise readers of the perils that face homeowners wishing to improve their homes, when changing boilers, windows or having a new conservatory built. The consultation was met with stiff opposition in … Continue reading

Posted in Building Regulations, Energy Savings, Green Deal | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ASA find company guilty of misleading claims about energy grants for double glazing


The Advertising Standards Agency recently found a company guilty of misleading advertisement. It is alleged that Energy Efficient Windows and Conservatories Ltd (EEWC) from Middlesbrough, placed an advertisement for the “Energy Saving Fund” (ESF) from Warrington in Cheshire, which suggested … Continue reading

Posted in Green Deal | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment