IHBC responds to next iteration of Welsh Government’s Warm Homes Programme

The IHBC has submitted its response to the Welsh Government’s proposals for the next iteration of the Warm Homes Programme, welcoming the principle of eradicating fuel poverty but suggesting reasonable provision be made for historic and traditional buildings.

… care should be taken with buildings that have a vapour permeable construction…

The IHBC writes:

Historic and traditional buildings should only have their energy efficiency improved to the extent that it does not risk the long-term deterioration of the building fabric, fittings or significance. In particular care should be taken with buildings that have a vapour permeable construction that both absorb and readily allow moisture to evaporate…

See the IHBC response

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