TITLE

Target help at fuel poor, says watchdog

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Utility Week;8/12/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the initiative of British gas and electricity consumer body Energywatch to encourage better advice for and more targeting of help to low income households in a bid to improve energy efficiency. Energy efficiency measures that resulted in reduction in total domestic carbon emissions; Estimated savings from energy bills that British households could gain by adopting simple energy-saving measures at home according to the Energy Saving Trust.
ACCESSION #
18049714

 

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