Key tips on delivering an effective retrofit programme

Fiona Fletcher Smith L&Q

As the cold weather bites, Fiona Fletcher-Smith gives some pointers for how housing providers can effectively improve the energy efficiency of their stock

While many of us have been enjoying the recent snow, the Arctic blast which has hit the UK is no joke for households struggling with the increased costs of energy bills.

The government’s cold weather payments will prove vital for households facing prolonged periods of sub-zero temperatures, but whilst this support is welcome, we must not lose sight of the bigger picture. It’s only through retrofitting that we can guarantee sustainable ways for residents to heat their homes, bringing down their bills in the long term.

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