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BER energy rating has dropped to only 40% in terms of importance when buying a house

We all try to do our bit for the environment whether it’s with recycling or installing double ...

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05.45 24 Apr 2024


BER energy rating has dropped to only 40% in terms of importance when buying a house



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05.45 24 Apr 2024


We all try to do our bit for the environment whether it’s with recycling or installing double glazing. But is sustainability your number one thought when you buy a car or even a house?  A study from the banking lobby group the BPFI suggests that’s the case for only 32% car buyers way behind worries about price and reliability.  In fact the BER energy rating has dropped to only 40% in terms of importance.  So does this mean it’s more about the Greenback than being green?  

Joining Joe on the show this morning was Louise O’Mahony, Head of Sustainable Banking, BPFI. 


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