Results for: 2019

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Appoaches to Residential Retrofit around Europe

Posted by: Maeve on June 04 2019 | Tagged: Industry News, Retrofit Scotland News

The only way for the UK to achieve its carbon saving goals is to establish a nationwide programme to upgrade the existing housing stock - so says the ‘Scaling Up Retrofit 2050’ report by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Nottingham Trent University. To achieve the required goals, a great increase in the rate and level of retrofit interventions is needed. In light of this challenge we’re sharing four examples of different approaches to retrofit from around Europe.

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Renfrewshire Retrofit - Achieving Best Value

Posted by: Laura on June 04 2019 | Tagged: New projects, Industry News

Renfrewshire Council is working with John Gilbert Architects and the BRE in Scotland to order to develop our Home Energy Efficiency Programme Area Based Schemes, known as HEEPS ABS programmes. The work is based on ‘real-life’ monitoring of properties leading to guidance and support in improving and developing the Council’s design and specification for our external insulation programmes.

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