Another daft climate controlled government initiative… wait for it, ban the boiler!

The latest belch of warm air from the government’s Climate Change Advisory Body claims that developers have been cheating on energy efficiency standards, resulting in owners paying over the odds for their energy bills.

The answer to this could only have come from bureaucrats getting high on quango fumes. In order to help Britain’s legally binding emissions target objectives, gas boilers and cookers are to be banned from new homes within six years. Developers will be forbidden from connecting new homes to the gas grid and forced to install low-carbon heating systems such as heat pumps combined with extra insulation. This would cost up to £5000 more for each home.
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Secrets from 40 Years of Cutting Edge Negotiations

For those who were not there to hear me shed all my secrets from 40 years of cutting edge negotiations shame on you!

I vehemently believe that there is a simple way to jump ahead of the queue and get jobs done much more effectively with a ridiculously low failure rate.  It is when you know the knack, and have rehearsed it, that it is surprisingly easy and effective and when you don’t it is an impossible task. Continue reading