Category: Technical Blog

Our Carbon Reduction Options for Housing Managers (CROHM) retrofit stock assessment service is unusual in that it uses clients’ specific housing data to inform the analysis, as opposed to generic archetype-based information. This approach provides  higher resolution and greater accuracy...
Some back of the envelope calculations to work out the scale of the problem…just over 21% of our 22million dwellings were built before 1919. Obviously quite few houses up until around 1930 also had sash windows, but then quite a...
Our latest chart from November figures published by DECC and Ofgem with a bit more commentary above each.  These charts all show absolute values for the month and are not cumulative. The number of Green Deal Assessments were up in...
The media tends to forget that some people are not on the gas network. Most who are off gas are acutely aware that this means high energy bills. But what are their options?
We thought it was worth posting some graphs providing an overview of Green Deal and ECO performance extracted from the official figures published by Ofgem. Their summary reports tend to focus on cumulative totals so we've worked up some other...
We’ve long known that Brenda Boardman speaks a lot of sense. Yesterday the Guardian published a piece by her which is well worth reading as an antidote to the usual political mudslinging: “Fuel Poverty is getting worse. Can Ed Miliband...
A little thought experiment…. 1 – put aside any subsidies for the time being 2 – put aside any differences between the amount you pay for energy and the amount a manufacturer pays for energy 3 – put aside different...