Homes England and Octopus Real Estate launch £175m Greener Homes Alliance

The Alliance will provide loans of between £1m and £20m to make new SME housing projects low carbon and more energy efficient

Families in less energy efficient homes take hit of gas price hike

A new report reveals that these households are paying up to the equivalent of £246 more on their annual gas bills

Don’t demolish, retrofit!

That’s the claim of engineers who believe government should set more ambitious targets to decarbonise the construction sector

‘Policy must change or 29m homes will not decarbonise’

A coalition of groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for government to make it easier for consumers to decarbonise their homes

Scotland’s first ‘carbon-negative’ insulation factory gets £3m boost

The funding has been provided by the Scottish National Investment Bank and will allow construction materials company IndiNature to open the new sustainable manufacturing hub

L&G and NatWest join forces for £500m net zero retirement housing project

The partnership will bring forward around 5,100 energy efficient homes for older residents

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