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Now that we’re officially into autumn, it’s fast approaching that time of year again when many of us (myself included) start thinking about how soon is ‘too soon’ to stick the heating on. Having spent most of last week working...
Way back in September 2013 we posted a piece comparing our demo house to Passivhaus and Enerphit.  I’ve provided updated figures here based on our actual bills for 2014: The figures pretty much speak for themselves. Remember, we didn’t follow Passivhaus,...
Our demo house was recently featured on London Lives’s Place Invaders.  If you don’t want to watch the main presenter rocking round some pretty silly houses then skip to 22 minutes in.       It’s a quick fire tour...
Over the last couple of days we’ve finally had the chance to tally up the number of houses we’ve analysed through our CROHM stock assessment service for social housing, local authorities and private landlords, and it turns out that without realising...
Today we’ve seen the news emerge that the long-awaited regulations imposing minimum standards for private rented homes have been laid in parliament. The regulations are much as expected, specifying that homes will need to meet a minimum energy performance of...
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...
Our CROHM stock assessment service has been featured in the National Housing Federation‘s new briefing for social housing providers “Business Planning for Energy Efficiency and Renewables”. The briefing – developed in collaboration with us, Sustainable Homes and the Carbon Savings...