Thomas Lingard, deputy director, Green Alliance, said that as more established brands start to offer retrofitting as part of their services more people will warm up to the idea. However, the government needs to make sure that they are doing enough to encourage the practice.
He said: "What we really need is a hard commitment from [the] government to bring in policies which will make these kinds of retrofits more attractive...so that it is the rule and not the exception that these kinds of things are happening."
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