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Preparation

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3. Developing retrofit interventions

Developing a plan for the retrofit interventions you will deploy in the project is one of the most complex and most technical tasks in the preparat...

4.Planning resident engagement

Resident engagement is crucial to the successful implementation of a retrofit project. Retrofit projects that deliver large reductions in carbon em...

5. Building a business case

In social housing, there are always important but competing demands for financial and staff resources – and these resources are often limited...

6. Procurement strategy

Procurement can feel complex and daunting, but it is also rich with opportunity. A well-run procurement exercise can leave your organisation:...

7. Identifying planning constraints

Housing providers will be well versed in local planning policy when it comes to new build, but may be less familiar with planning related to retrof...

8. Understanding PAS2035

PAS 2035 is a new British Standard that creates a recognisable quality standard for the retrofit and energy efficiency sector for housing. All proj...

9. Monitoring and evaluation strategy

It is essential to monitor homes before and after the retrofit works to understand how well they perform. There can be a significant gap between th...
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