He said the cause of the problem is a lack of engagement in efficiency measures and it will be up to both the government and the private sector to solve it.
"It's proving to be a struggle," he remarked, adding that even the opportunity for elderly people to receive free insulation has not lead to a sudden increase in attention.
Recent figures published by the Federation of Master Builders showed nearly 44 per cent of people associated with the organisation do not expect people to make use of next year's Green Deal.
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