There has been a spate of interesting “Green Deal will fail articles” recently, for example
DECC research suggests Green Deal will flop from Business Green
Green deal suffers setback as loft insulations set to plummet from the Guardian
and on George Monbiot’s Blog: The green deal is a useless, middle-class subsidy
It is great that we debate the issues around green deal, in particular mechanics of funding and energy performance of building, and I must agree with Monbiot
“Even if we agree on nothing else, can we agree that a policy is not green if it discriminates against the poor?”
Based on this Greenest Government Ever track record to date who knows?
However, as I mentioned on my last blog “Where Greendeal will succeed …” debate is good and there are some certainties emerging, like for example the Green Deal Code of Practice, and, PAS 2030, at the moment a poorly crafted document but one that should put some control on cowboy builders, protect clients and improve the image of installation.
The arguments to date focus on domestic Green Deal, I await with interest for the same debates to kick off within the commercial and private sectors…