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Mayor’s retrofitting scheme to lower London’s energy bills

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 11, 2015

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has launched a tool for public sector organisations that has the capacity to deliver up to £1.6 billion of home energy upgrades and improvements, meaning warmer homes and lower energy bills for Londoners.

RE:NEW, the Mayor’s energy efficiency retrofitting programme for homes, has set up a framework of 11 specialist suppliers that will provide retrofit solutions to public sector landlords such as London boroughs, housing associations, and universities. Housing providers need to fund the works themselves for example through planned maintenance programmes, subsidies or borrowing.

At a time when social landlords are facing
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