Manchester building and retrofitting low carbon homes

A third of the city’s homes will be retrofitted by 2032, the council has said

Manchester becomes home to ‘UK’s first’ net zero social homes

Insulation, triple-glazed windows, air source heat pumps and heat recovery systems are fitted to two new homes

UK unlocks £160m energy efficiency package for social houses

The investment is forecast to help tenants save around £170 per year on energy bills

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

BT partners with green tech scale-ups to help public sector transition to net zero

Everimpact and iOpt will work with BT to help UK local councils decarbonise their operations