Fuel poverty is one of the biggest challenges facing the energy sector. But it’s not just an energy industry problem; the knock on effects of being unable to adequately heat a home are felt by society, and the economy. ‘Making a House a Home’ sets out in a compellingly stark manner how real families struggle to cope with inadequate or no heating.
The case study which opens the report makes for sober reflection. You cannot fail to be moved by the descriptions of what it feels like to find yourself in fuel poverty today. Sadly, these stories are replicated in cities, towns and villages across the country.