Representatives from more than 200 businesses, housing associations, local authorities and trade bodies are urging Ministers to ensure that the upcoming Heat and Buildings Strategy mobilises enough finance to address “major” barriers to decarbonisation. The Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB), which was established last year by the Green Finance Institute and now represents more than 200 organisations across the built environment value chain, has issued the call to action in a new report. CEEB members include Centrica, SSE and Worcester Bosch from the private sector, alongside ten local councils and a string of major financiers. Entitled ‘financing zero-carbon heat: turning up the dial on investment’, the new report identifies a string of barriers to scaling up investment in low-carbon heat across the UK – particularly for domestic properties, which are responsible for two-thirds of annual emissions from the built environment.
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