Thousands of homes across the UK are to benefit from the introduction of energy efficiency measures designed to help those suffering from fuel poverty.
The Guardian reports that Balfour Beatty will partner with a number of local authorities under the government's forthcoming Green Deal and Eco Scheme.
Chief executive of the company Mike Peasland said it is currently in the process of signing deals with two councils that will see project and asset management delivered on estates with between 200 and 300 properties.
Work on the projects is expected to commence in the final quarter of 2012, with the £950 million Carbon Savings Obligation and the £190 million Carbon Savings Communities Obligation the main focus.
According to Mr Peasland, the partnership deals will reduce the cost of the work by ten to 15 per cent.
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