Builders not trusted to give green advice: Primelocation

Posted on June 14, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Most homeowners assume that advice on environmental improvements from building contractors is aimed at getting more work and cannot be trusted.

A mere one in six would be confident in the advice given by tradespeople, according to a survey conducted for the Energy Saving Trust (EST).

Yet the poll also found that more than 80% of tradespeople want to provide money-saving advice to customers on how to cut heating bills by doing the work at the same time as other home improvements.

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