NatWest launches free green construction skills programme

NatWest has teamed up with the Supply Chain Sustainability School for a free retrofit training course

UK housebuilders Redrow partners with Pod Point to drive EV charging

Pod Point will supply home charging points for Redrow’s new residential developments across England and Wales

WMCA secures funding for ‘Net Zero Neighbourhood’ scheme

The authority is hopeful its plans can be replicated across the rest of the UK to help achieve net zero by taking energy efficiency measures such as retrofitting

Ultra Low Emission Zone to be expanded to cover all of London

It will come into effect on 29th August 2023 and will operate across all London boroughs

‘More than a third of Brits don’t know what heat pumps are’

Despite this, energy efficiency is becoming more of an incentivising feature for property buyers, a report suggests

Taos Ski Valley achieves carbon-neutral certification

The village and alpine ski resort in southwest US has been working with Climate Impact Partners to offset its greenhouse gas emissions

Germany reveals new £47bn plan to make buildings more energy efficient

Retrofitting has been considered 10 times more impactful than building new homes by German officials

Bill Bryson slams M&S Oxford Street building plans

There are calls for the building to be retrofitted instead of being knocked down and rebuilt

Net Hero Podcast – retrofit homes fit for the future!

Can brownfield sites be transformed? Nottingham Council has done just that to showcase net zero in action. But does the economics of retrofitting stack up?

Government urged to retrofit 3.3m interwar homes to tackle fuel poverty

Just 10% of interwar homes have an EPC above band C, new research finds