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My quick THREAD πŸ‘‡ on a few developments in buildings which you might have missed, but which *could* be transformational.

Covering #PAS2035, a few gems from the #GreenFinanceStrategy and the forthcoming electrification demonstrator... (1/8)
1. Last week's Govt Green Finance Strategy contains some stuff which would have been in the 2018 Energy Efficiency Action Plan. BEIS & HMT commit to consult on measures to get mortgage lenders to disclose the *average performance* across their portfolio -cf πŸš—fleet average (2/8)
This could pave the way for future regulation, building on the v successful NABERS model pioneered in Melbourne commercial offices &covered in @theCCCuk 2016 Heat report (supported by #Betterbuildingspartnership in the UK) (3/8)
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#NetZero target is incredibly welcome to focus minds so, from our work on over 3 million homes so far, here is what we have learned so far about the Home Front in the #climateemergency THREAD πŸ‘‡
1. Carrots and sticks: Legal targets cut through ROI & get #retrofit to top of agenda. The #CleanGrowthStrategy targets are already driving investment amongst our public and private sector clients and action will accelerate once the standards, and their enforcement, are clarified
2. Sell the sofa not the finance: Of the carrots, our research amongst home-owners shows there is appetite for good-value #retrofit finance to overcome upfront costs, but the rest of the offer has to appeal first. Again, multiple levers are needed.
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