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Dunedin insulation scheme on hold

posted Sep 6, 2012, 1:28 AM by ema-1 ema-1
"A $2.5 million Dunedin City Council scheme to warm up Dunedin houses is on hold and its future possibly in question, after unforeseen financial implications were discovered. The council is to reconsider its Eco-house retrofitting programme - to assist people insulate and heat their homes - after it discovered it might cost ratepayers more than expected for insurance and health and safety costs and that there are hardly any Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) subsidies left for low-income people"

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