# UK ‘will take 700 years’ to reach low-carbon heating under current plans

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/08/uk-will-take-700-years-to-reach-low-carbon-heating-under-current-plans?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

This is not surprising since the Government’s own EPC rating system punishes people who take the green route and use renewable electricity for heating rooms and water. EPCs are not fit for purpose in this regard and have the perverse effect of embedding fossil fuels into the drive for renewable energy.