DECC postpones Green Deal launch for non-residential buildings, but no surprise for industry insiders

The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) confirmed last week that it will delay the launch of the Green Deal initiative for non-residential building owners. The move does not come as a tremendous surprise to the efficient building industry, as speculation has been swirling in recent m...

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