Published: 21st Feb 2020

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a £3.6m Retrofit Accelerator for Homes programme to help cut carbon emissions and reduce the energy bills for people living in London.  London’s 3.5 million homes are responsible for around one-third of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions and with people living in London expected to spend around £3.5bn powering their homes this year, retrofitting homes will help to tackle the climate crisis while also reducing energy costs. This retrofit programme is the first initiative of its kind in the UK and is part of a larger £34m fund to help London to transition to net-zero. The programme will provide support for the under-resourced public sector to retrofit homes by making improvements such as better insulation, low carbon heating and alternative power sources. As part of the programme, local authorities and housing associations will also be able to benefit from expert advice and guidance … (To read the full article, subscribe below)