Going green

According to the government, in 2018, 15% of carbon emissions came from homes (Dept for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Final 2018 UK Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Feb 2020). 

The right improvements can make a big difference to our carbon footprint, as well as saving money on energy bills.

Green Reward (house purchase)

If your client is purchasing an energy efficient property, they may be eligible for a Green Reward cashback of up to £500.

Read more on Green Reward

Green additional borrowing (further advance)

If your client would like to make Green home improvements, they could borrow up to 85% of the value of their property (including their current mortgage).

Read more on Green additional borrowing

What we are doing to go greener

We’ve made the below changes to reduce our own carbon footprint, whilst helping build a greener Society and tackle the UK’s role in reducing its impact to climate change.

  • We use 100% renewable electricity and don’t send any waste to landfill
  • We are carbon neutral. This includes all energy use and emissions for our internal operations and fleet vehicles
  • Nationwide is a member of the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings. Working to promote the benefits of energy efficient buildings.

More resources for going green

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