UCL Energy Institute


The Guardian writes article on UCL-Energy LENDERS research

19 July 2017

LENDERS report on factoring energy efficiency into mortgage lending criteria from a consortium and industry and academia experts has been featured in the Guardian online.

The Guardian

The report suggests homebuyers could take out bigger mortgages if the energy ratings of properties were factored into the lending criteria of banks and building societies, government-funded research has found.

The report by the Lenders group, which include UCL Energy Institute, examined data from about 40,000 properties to model how much different EPCs would free up expenditure on energy for a bigger mortgage instead.

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