|Our suggested approach to reducing CO2 emissions from Home Energy consumption is based on these four actions:
To help with action planning we have:
Links to trusted information sources:
How do you pay for all this?
We have used the amount of £80 as the assumed commercial cost of a tonne of CO2 emissions based on the UK Emission Trading scheme market price. This launched at £50 in May 2021 and closed 2021 at just over £80 according to the Ember Climate Organisation data tracker.
Link to our page on Carbon Offsetting
Do we have to do this
When you build, sell or rent a property you will need a Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
- The EPC rating may affect the value of your property
- Investments you make in improving your homes energy efficiency can make a difference to its future EPC rating.