Energy efficiency upgrades for UK social housing


More than 1,000 homes across the UK are to benefit from efficient heating systems, thanks to a £5 million fund, writes Energy Live News.

It is the Green Investment Bank’s (GIB) first investment in the nation’s social housing sector, which will see highly efficient heating systems fitted in up to 28 developments.

That includes a pilot scheme of seven completed biomass and gas boiler systems installed in the North West.

Bill Rogers, Managing Director at UK GIB said: “The project will bring cost savings, carbon savings and provide the social landlord with the practical benefits of outsourcing its energy arrangements. This is a model we’d like to see rolled out at scale across the rest of the UK.”

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