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Thursday, 29 September 2011

Legacy of Kirklees Warm Zone should motivate us

Kirklees Council - 2009 Ashden Award winner

The days are getting shorter and despite the un-seasonally mild weather, winter is well on the way. For many people around the UK this is a time of great hardship as they strive to keep warm and save money on their fuel bills. Perhaps this is an apt time to look at the lessons from a ground-breaking region-wide insulation scheme, Kirklees Warm Zone who won an award from us in 2009 and have now completed the project.

The final report assesses the scheme in detail and the lessons learnt over three years of installing free insulation and other energy-efficiency measures in thousands of hard-to-treat homes in Kirklees on a streamlined, ward-by-ward basis.

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