One key area of retrofit that we are repeatedly asked about by Home Energy Masterplan clients is solid wall insulation (SWI). This isn’t surprising when you consider that there are over 8 million homes in the UK with solid, uninsulated walls. It’s also one of the retrofit measures with the greatest potential savings. It was […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before any Landlord embarks on a retrofit programme, the very first step should always be for them to make sure that they fully understand the current state of their stock, and how installing energy saving and generating measures can improve it. Without doing so, they risk delivering over-expensive and under-performing programmes, and can be left […]
The following article was written by Parity’s BusinessDevelopment Manager, Richard Griffiths, for Housing Association Building and Maintenance magazine, and is reproduced here with their kind permission. After weeks of political wrangling and newspaper headlines about ‘green taxes’, the Autumn statement finally saw details released of how the government would achieve its aim to cut £50 […]
Last week we held our “Effective ECO Programmes” event in collaboration with Trowers and Hamlins. Given the recent debate over energy bills, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and the future of so-called “Green Taxes”, it was no surprise that we had a good turn-out and some engaging debate.