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The UK has announced a package to increase energy efficiency in
households. The Home Energy Saving Programme will help households save
€350 a year on energy costs. Legislation introduced under the programme
requires energy companies to invest over €1 billion to make homes more
energy efficient. This programme will provide funding to both the
existing Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) scheme, and the new
Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP).
– a concept providing data to be collected in order to monitor the energy performance of the existing building stock,
– a convention ("language") for exchanging information about a building's energy related features between countries,
– a scheme for evaluation of national databases and for international comparison.
A full set of reports:
– Harmonised Data Structure (Excel table with data field names and descriptions)
– Executive Summary
– Final Report
The expertises are made by qualified and independent energy consultants for private persons and small to medium enterprises. Supported are consultations for homes built before 1994. Additional information and a list of consultants can be found here.