June 2012: Thinktank Future of London has added a further helpful contribution to the issue of introducing the Green Deal in London, with a short paper, building on their recent report ‘Delivering Energy Efficiency in London, highlghting how planning will have a role to the success of the Green Deal.
A number of interesting points are raised including:
- There are around 600,000 homes in conservation areas in London, roughly half the national total (reference cited in paper here)- which will potentially be a significant issue for the mass role out of Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) – a key technology promoted by the forthcoming Green Deal and te £1.3 bn Energy Company Obligation (ECO)…
- …and around 60 per cent of all homes in the capital are solid wall
Download the paper ‘The Green Deal in London: Planning Q+A