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.
To mark 50 years of You and Yours, the ptogramme looks at how homes, shopping habits and consumer rights have changed in half a century.
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