Grand Designs magazine and Grand Designs Live are partnering with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to help deliver cleaner, greener, more energy-efficient housing stock to the UK.
The Grand Designs portfolio, which includes Grand Designs magazine and Grand Designs Live, is officially partnering with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to champion the Government's Green Homes Grant by helping to reach households which may be able to utilise the pioneering voucher scheme, as well as providing incentives for tradespeople to take part and benefit.
Read more: The Green Homes Grant: How does it work?
“Our Green Homes Grant scheme will enable people to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, cut their household bills and tackle climate change while supporting tens of thousands of jobs for skilled builders, plumbers and tradespeople across the country," Business and Energy Secretary Alok Sharma said. "This is exactly the kind of scheme that I hope Grand Designs readers will want to make the most of.”
Kevin McCloud, presenter of Grand Designs, editor-at-large of Grand Designs magazine and front man for Grand Designs Live, remarked: “I’m pleased to see that the government-led Green Homes Grant initiative is leading the drive towards a green approach to home retrofits. This is an ethos that I, through Grand Designs, have personally championed for two decades, and I am delighted that Grand Designs magazine and BEIS are partnering to help make it happen."
As part of the partnership, Grand Designs magazine will be curating the latest news, expert advice and inspiring case studies concerning the Green Homes Grant on its dedicated Green Homes Grant Hub site.
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