Indeed, he noted many people in ageing houses are restricted in a number of ways, limiting their options when it comes to introducing sustainable measures.
"In older properties you can't do much about any of it. For instance, there are a lot of areas where you get properties with sash windows and you aren't allowed to change [them]," Mr Harrison stated.
While people are becoming more aware of the need to do their bit for the environment, a switch of energy supplier may be the only realistic option for some.
The Treasury was recently accused by Building of failing to provide incentives for people to carry out a green refit on their homes.
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