Tag: Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

Successful SHDF bids announced

The government has announced the latest round of successful bids for the Social Housing Decarbonisation Funding (SHDF) programme.

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Learnings that will benefit retrofit for decades

The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) is the most important funding stream in the decarbonisation of the UK’s buildings. Peter Apps speaks to some of the biggest bidders to find out how it’s progressing.

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Government unveils £1.5 billion Christmas bonus for heat pumps

The government has made £6 billion available for heating and energy upgrades, including an extra £1.5 billion for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme

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SHDF funding boost announced

Claire Coutinho has announced up to £80 million in additional funding through the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund – enough to upgrade an additional 9,500 homes.

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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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What SHDF projects have taught us about housing retrofit

With work beginning on the latest wave of Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund projects, Rachel England looks at some of the lessons learned from the initiative so far.

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Mears Group to begin SHDF Wave 2.1 projects

Working in collaboration with local councils and housing associations, Mears Group is set to begin work on Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Wave 2.1 projects. The work will improve the energy efficiency of up to 3,500 social homes across England, with measures including insulation and ventilation, upgrading windows, doors, and cladding, and installing solar panels […]

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Manchester’s housing retrofit goals

Manchester City Council has shared its housing retrofit achievements so far, and ongoing targets. Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) £49.7m will be invested in 1,603 council-owned homes to improve sustainability through a range of works, which include better property and roof insulation, solar paneling, new boilers or heating systems, and air and ground heat pumps […]

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Partnership announced to deliver government’s homes decarbonisation schemes

Salix Finance has appointed PwC, which is working with Turner & Townsend and Arup to deliver the next waves of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund and Home Upgrade Grant, managing the schemes on behalf of the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. Salix Chief Executive Annie Shepperd, OBE, said: Salix has for some time been at […]

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VINCI wins retrofit contract from Southern Housing

VINCI Facilities has been awarded a £9m, three-year retrofit contract by Southern Housing. Taking a fabric first, whole house approach, these works will improve Southern Housing’s homes to a minimum EPC C rating. The work is jointly funded by Southern Housing, and the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund and it is one of the first awards […]

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Herts housing partnership secures SHDF funding

A Hertfordshire-based housing consortium of four organisations has made a successful application to the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF). Members of the consortium  – Dacorum Borough Council along with housing associations B3Living, settle and Watford Community Housing – to make energy-efficiency improvements worth more than £40million to their housing stock. Over 1,500 social housing properties […]

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Latest SHDF and PSDS funding announced

The government has awarded £1.8 billion through Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) and Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) to upgrade social homes and public buildings. More than 115,000 homes across England will get energy-efficiency upgrades – the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund and Home Upgrade Grant are collectively worth £1.4 billion, which will fund measures ranging […]

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