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“Calculating metered energy savings from retrofit- methodology findings from the RetroMeter project” on 13th March 2024 11am GMT There are many benefits to measuring actual energy savings due to home retrofits, using metered energy data. Measuring these savings involves comparing how much energy was used after the retrofit with a “counterfactual”, ie how much energy the … Read more

RetroMeter project: Why metered energy savings?

Retrofitting is fundamental to decarbonisation and will play an important role in reducing the UK’s emissions. This refers to energy efficiency measures or renewables that are fitted to a property to improve its energy efficiency. However, the estimation of energy and cost savings associated with such measures means that investors and consumers lack confidence in … Read more

What does a place-based, citizen-led approach to retrofit look like?

With some of the least energy efficient housing in Europe, there is an urgent need to retrofit the UK’s housing stock to reduce energy consumption and improve energy efficiency. Retrofit Area Based Schemes (ABS) offer a unique approach to whole house retrofit, where a community intermediary is established within the local area. This creates collaboration … Read more