Over the last couple of days we’ve finally had the chance to tally up the number of houses we’ve analysed through our CROHM stock assessment service for social housing, local authorities and private landlords, and it turns out that without realising we’ve passed the one million homes milestone! To mark that achievement, we’ve interviewed our Technical […]
Today we’ve seen the news emerge that the long-awaited regulations imposing minimum standards for private rented homes have been laid in parliament. The regulations are much as expected, specifying that homes will need to meet a minimum energy performance of an EPC E in order to be let legally. Looking in more detail there are, […]
This weekend, our Managing Director Russell Smith appeared on Debbie Hyde’s show on It’s All Good Radio, offering listeners advice on how to take control of their bills by using less and wasting less energy. To listen to the show, follow this link.
Our CROHM stock assessment service has been featured in the National Housing Federation‘s new briefing for social housing providers “Business Planning for Energy Efficiency and Renewables”. The briefing – developed in collaboration with us, Sustainable Homes and the Carbon Savings Alliance – is intended to help registered providers build retrofit programmes that are deliverable even […]
Today we can announce that our demo house, Hope Villa, has been short-listed for the Energy Efficient Building Project of the Year award as part of the Energy Awards 2014. The house, which is owned by Parity’s Commercial Director, Chris Newman, was renovated using our award-winning Home Energy Masterplan analysis to ensure that the most cost-effective […]
This morning DECC has published its consultation on proposed minimum energy performance standards for domestic and non-domestic privately rented properties. We’ve already worked with a number of private landlords, as well as undertaking some research for the UK-GBC and WWF, to show that meeting these standards needn’t be expensive or difficult if retrofit programmes are […]
We were recently invited by Ben Adam-Smith from House Planning Help to record a podcast explaining what our award winning Home Energy Masterplan assessment entails. We were obviously delighted to do this and decided the best way to showcase what we do would be to invite Ben along to record what happens during one of our Masterplan […]
Today the UK Green Building Council and WWF have published a report they jointly commissioned from us here at Parity Projects, investigating the costs and benefits of the forthcoming minimum standards for privately rented homes. Amidst concerns from some that the regulations would place an undue burden on landlords, the analysis shows that in fact […]
This week, in partnership with the National Trust (NT), we ran a fully funded workshop as part of the RE:Start Local Project for eligible SME companies in the South East of England. The workshop involved a morning of presentations and discussions at one of the National Trust Hub site on Wycombe Road, Bucks. The presentations […]
We are proud to have won the Domestic Retrofit category at the GreenBuild Awards 2014.