Ripple effect for carbon zero homes

Six Essex councils are set to dive into solving the housing, energy and health challenges faced across the country. Paul Marinko hears how their pitch to the Solace Summit is for others to join and share in the learning.

Until the cost of living crisis hit, all the talk about retrofitting homes and building energy-efficient new ones focused on the environmental benefits.

Now, while the mission to tackle the climate emergency and reach net zero remain key, energy costs – and the resultant implications for health – have achieved equal importance in the debate.

Paul Marinko

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