Oct. 18, 2012
-- In light of the launch of the new Green Deal, popular consumer website UK Energy Saving has added two new pages to its site, providing visitors with the latest information on the scheme. The Green Deal was launched on the 1st October 2012 and, whilst the financing will not be available until January 2013, homeowners can start to have their homes assessed now.
In brief, the Green Deal will allow homeowners to obtain finance for energy saving improvements to their homes, with the repayments of that finance following the ‘golden rule’ of not exceeding expected energy savings. Loan repayments are paid back through energy bills, but the ‘golden rule’ should mean that bills are no higher as a result of the Green Deal finance. Possible recommended improvements include insulation, double glazing and renewable energy installations.
Hayley Jones of UK Energy Saving, talks further about the new pages. “As always we aim to keep our visitors up to date with anything new in terms of energy saving and green living, and the Green Deal certainly needed including on our website. We’ve provided an overview of how the scheme will work as well as added a page on the ECO (Energy Company Obligation) which is designed to help low income and vulnerable households. As the Green Deal gets fully underway we will of course be updating the information accordingly. Visitors can also look out for details on our blog or follow us on social networking sites for the latest information.”
UK Energy Saving can be visited at http://www.uk-energy-saving.com
and the Green Deal and ECO pages can be found at http://www.uk-energy-saving.com/new-green-deal.html