Category: Parity Thoughts

When looking to choose the right option from many available, whatever the setting, it’s a good approach to look at the extremities of choice and work in towards your favoured position. Some choices are easier to make than others of...
Here at Parity we like a challenge, so we have recently been looking at what services we can offer to the owners/managers of different types of non-domestic buildings. Whilst we’ve been looking at all sorts of buildings; places of worship,...
This week the DECC launched their RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) ‘calculator’, with an aim of giving homeowners “a clear idea of the payments they could receive if they install a renewable heating system”.  So…. does it do this? Well, yes...
In asking the question “does retrofit really work?”, you first need to decide what you mean. Some argue, for example, that the rebound effect – people turning up their heating when their home has been insulated – means that it...
Are the changes to ECO all that bad in the grand scheme of things?
Unfortunately, ‘retrofitting’ buildings to make them more energy efficient is often a complex business – particularly when applied to older homes – so it can be hard to work out where to start. Most of the information out there is...
Before any Landlord embarks on a retrofit programme, the very first step should always be for them to make sure that they fully understand the current state of their stock, and how installing energy saving and generating measures can improve...