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N&P encouraging environmental housebuilding

Norwich & Peterborough building society is offering its “green” environmentally friendly mortgage for people who want help financing a house built using straw bales, beco wallform or timber frame.

The market for people having a home built to their own specification is estimated at around 20,000 a year and N&P is calling on self-builder who want to build more energy efficient and sustainable way to approach the society for assistance.

N&P general manager, residential mortgages Stephen Penlington says: “We&#39re backing the Government&#39s domestic target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent to below their 1990 level by the year 2010.”

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