Tag: domestic retrofit

Research shows impact of retrofit on property values

The National Energy Foundation has shared new research into whether there is a positive link between retrofitted homes and their market value.

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National Retrofit Hub sets ambitious agenda

The National Retrofit Hub this week hosted an open meeting, uniting nearly 400 industry professionals in a collaborative effort to transform the retrofit landscape.

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Five ways to increase tenant engagement in retrofit projects

Benoit Siberdt from Nesta shares its retrofit learnings from social housing providers.

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Revealed: the impact of rising energy costs on home improvement

Energy UK and One Home have published research into what energy efficiency improvements, if any, people made to their homes following recent increases in energy costs.

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“We’ve 27 million homes that need to think about retrofit and energy efficiency”

Low Carbon Homes Director at British Gas, Gail Parker, talks to Lucy Dixon about the importance of offering consumers a tailored approach to decarbonisation.

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Furbnow announces investment to roll-out housing decarbonisation

Furbnow has announced a £950k pre-seed investment to bring to market its end-to-end home decarbonisation platform to get more homes to Net Zero.

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Lloyds publishes report on housing decarbonisation

Lloyds Banking Group has released the Housing Stocktake 2023 report, sharing insights on the efforts to decarbonise the UK’s housing stock.

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ONS figures show housing decarbonisation progress is “stalling”

The Social Market Foundation has responded to the latest ONS housing data, which suggests a slowdown in uptake of heat pumps and insulation.

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Report calls for new windows to reduce heat loss

A new report – A Window of Opportunity – jointly published by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) and British Glass – has found that 98% of windows in UK homes would not meet current Building Regs.

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NHDG calls on government to bring forward next SHDF wave

The National Home Decarbonisation Group (NHDG) is calling on the government to announce the release of the full £3.8bn of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) in the upcoming Autumn Statement.

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Scottish Building Society partners with Snugg on home efficiency

The building society will present Snugg as an option for all its savings and mortgage customers, both online and in-branch.

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Coalition launched to fund decarbonisation of homes using carbon credits

Under PNZ Group’s scheme, houses will be retrofitted with measures such as heat pumps and additional insulation, financed by corporate buyers looking to fund local projects which deliver benefits in their areas. 

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