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London Borough of Brent

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…. This could go hand in hand with a roll-out of smart meters to help make residents more energy use- aware and to generate useful data on usage patterns. Another suggestion was that landlords be required to meet certain insulation standards in any homes that they let. Introducing reduced council tax rates for more energy efficient homes was seen as one way to incentivise and reward improvements…

… support from the Council so that these improvements could be rolled out across Brent’s housing stock – it was felt that people could not be expected to pay for work themselves. In addition to full insulation and cladding for homes, it was suggested that grants could be given or a service established to enable smaller ‘quick fixes’ in homes that would make them more energy efficient

… incentives for all private homeowners to make adaptations Tighter legislation for businesses to adapt their buildings 9. Mechanisms to ensure action continues regardless of who is in power (P) 40 Written into plans Create a group that meets regularly to hold the council to account 10. Incentivise Energy Efficiency (EHB) 40 Council to encourage homeowners and offer benefits…

… and rewards Energy-rating adjusted council tax Promote awareness of efficient energy schemes people can join 4.2. Exploring recommendations by themes The themes were constructed to help make potential actions easier for Assembly members to navigate. They were developed by the facilitation team, not Assembly members themselves, and above all are a ‘sorting tool’. That said, looking…

… to existing homes. Introducing a policy of zero carbon new developments was also popular in relation to buildings and energy efficiency. Assembly members said that developers would need clear guidelines to follow, and they proposed that developers be given incentives to move more quickly on this. Setting up district heating systems was strongly supported and seen as one vehicle for improving…


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