Harnessing the full benefits of home upgrades

By Cara Jenkinson and Fiona Duggan | 17 June 2022

Our homes are responsible for 35% of UK energy use, and emit 20% of our carbon dioxide emissions. We can’t create a low-carbon UK without drastic action to make them more efficient.

What’s more, the country is hurtling towards a winter energy crisis – when cold and damp homes will mean sky-high bills, or even force residents to switch off the heating altogether.

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