Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes



1 Introduction

Background to the inquiry

2 Achieving net zero



Housing stock

Public perception


Types of tenure

3 Current Government policy on domestic energy efficiency

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

Home Upgrade Grants (HUGs)

The Green Homes Grant (GHG)

The Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme

The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF)

Extending the Warm Home Discount

4 Stimulating further progress in energy efficiency

Skills and training

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Green finance

Green mortgages

Stamp duty rebate

Low interest loans

Value Added Tax

Reforming Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Building renovation passports

Advice and support

Sustainable building materials

Conclusions and recommendations


Outcome of the Committee’s Green Homes Grant survey

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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