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The Department for Energy and Climate Change have announced figures for the take-up of the Green Deal for February 2013

Go to the Green Living section for information on the Green Deal

After a very slow start in January 2013 the Green Deal seems to have finally hit the public consciousness, and people are now booking assessments to see if it is worth them carrying out energy-saving works to their homes.

According to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), nearly two thousand property assessments were carried out by the end of February this year. There was also an increase in contractors registering to carry out works under the Green Deal. There are now forty firms registered as providers, and 629 installers who have been approved for the scheme.

Key points Released by the DECC
(to the end of February 2013)

1,803 GD Assessments had been lodged (Chart 1 – see below)

77 GD Assessor Organisations and the 619 GD advisors they employ had been accredited

£26.9 million worth of contracts had been let through the ECO brokerage system

Number of Green Deal Assessments to February 2013

Chart 1 – Number of GD Assessments lodged, by month

If you want to find out more about what the Green Deal is, or how to get a free Energy Assessment on your home please go to our Green Living Section for more information.

Click here to go to our Green Living Section for Energy Assessments, Green Energy Options, and an explanation of the Green Deal.

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