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Energy efficiency improvements is top priority for UK homeowners

  • 4 Dec 2014

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YouGov poll by Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland

  • 54% of respondents said making their homes more energy efficient was a priority for them in the next 3 to 5 years
  • 61% were over the age of 60 – a group most at risk from the effects of fuel poverty

Mark Weaver

Mark Weaver, Project Director for Retrofit at Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland

“The UK’s housing stock is one of the poorest in Europe in terms of energy efficiency, so it is promising to see a growing desire from UK homeowners to improve the energy performance of their homes for years to come. Not only will measures such as double-glazing and insulation help people out of fuel poverty, they will improve the comfort levels in the home.

Saint-Gobain’s findings demonstrate the requirement for the construction industry to deliver comprehensive retrofit solutions to meet the growing demand, but long-term drivers that create a stable environment from government are needed to ensure this is possible, while raising awareness of the benefits of doing so.”

Find out more about Saint-Gobain, leader in the sustainable habitat and construction markets, via the link below

Visit Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland's website

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland
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Binley
Coventry
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