Pixie Chart of the week | UK buildings heat loss amongst worst in Europe

Net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is a target which increasingly demands policymakers in the UK to address the issue of decarbonising heat. While much attention has been given to low-carbon heat generation through schemes such as the Renewable Heat Incentive, energy efficiency has been left on the sidelines for a number of years.

This week’s chart highlights the lack of thermal insulation and energy efficiency in households in the UK in comparison with other European nations with similar climates.

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