How 'deep retrofits' could end up costing you a huge £69,000 - more than double the figure claimed by the government

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The average cost of retrofitting a home to be more energy efficient and reduce energy bills is an estimated £69,000, according to a new study.

The figure will be a blow for those pushing for a national retrofit strategy, as it is more than double the government estimate of £30,000 per home.

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