Social housing: time to declare a climate emergency?

Jade Lewis, Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy Association, examines the key role social housing providers must play in tackling carbon emissions and calls for the sector to declare a climate emergency and lead the way

Government announces end of Green Homes Grant

A further £300 million funding has been promised for green home upgrades

ENGIE lands £33m housing maintenance and repairs contract with Manchester City Council

ENGIE has a strong and established partnership with Manchester City Council, already delivering repairs and maintenance services to more than 400 council buildings across the city

Construction industry backs ‘National Retrofit Strategy’

The strategy calls for the government to invest an initial £5.3bn to help kickstart the retrofit market

Government says all new-build homes must be zero carbon-ready by 2025

Under the new regulations, new buildings are expected to generate 80% less carbon emissions than the UK’s housing stock does currently

How social housing can reach net zero by using energy management to cut carbon

Ravi Kalyan, Energy Analytics Manager at SSE Enterprise, examines the social housing service charge conundrum and how achieving net zero is being impacted

Retrofitting homes in northern England ‘could create 77,000 new green jobs’

IPPR North says the move to decarbonise existing housing stock would also generate 111,000 jobs across the UK’s supply chain by 2035

ENGIE zeroes in on carbon emissions through the launch of home retrofit model

Leading energy, services and regeneration specialist, ENGIE, has announced the launch of an innovative whole house retrofit solution; in a bid to combat the threat posed by existing housing stock to the accomplishment of the UK’s net zero carbon ambitions

ENGIE to transform Peckham garage site into low carbon homes

The £6m project will see ENGIE regenerate the Rye Hill Park garages into two blocks of high-quality homes for social rent

NetZero Collective launches to identify best ways to decarbonise housing

Partners from across the housing, energy, property services and higher education sectors will work together to develop low carbon technologies and approaches for decarbonising homes