£2.4bn cost to bring Northern Ireland's homes up to energy Band C – Inside Housing

Bringing Northern Ireland’s housing stock up to Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) Band C will cost £2.4bn, experts have estimated.

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Bringing Northern Ireland’s housing stock up to Energy Efficiency Rating Band C will cost £2.4bn, experts have estimated #UKhousing

Measures required to improve the energy efficiency of the 390,000 homes in the region currently below Band C will cost an average of £6,200 per dwelling, according to a new report produced by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) on behalf of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE).

Doing so would mean average energy cost savings of £500 a year per home, as well as annual carbon dioxide savings of 3.2 tonnes, the report said.

Owner-occupied homes make up 72% of those below Band C, with 21% private rented and just

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