EEM Property Improvement Works Framework

In the same week that we learned of our success on the Fusion 21 Energy Efficiency Framework, we also heard that we had been awarded a place on the Efficiency East Midlands (EEM) Property Improvement Works Framework.

The framework will cover major and minor investment and refurbishment schemes, cyclical improvement works - including works across multiple and single sites - and any additional Decent Homes programmes or new initiatives that arise.

energy efficiency, building, kitchens, roofing, windows
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Energy Efficiency “Must be a Higher Priority”

On 2nd March 2020, the BBC released figures that showed an alarming shortfall in the UK’s progress towards its 2050 ‘net zero’ carbon target.

The report quotes Dr Tim Forman, a researcher at the University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development, who said that meeting the 2050 target would require “a national project of a scale not seen since World War Two.”

The commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 was signed into law in June 2019 but the UK’s lack of progress has been alarming scientists and environmental commentators alike.

energy efficiency
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Work On-Track in Broxtowe

Back in August, we announced that we had begun work on an ECO3-funded energy efficiency project for Broxtowe Borough Council, procured via Efficiency East Midlands. This involves installing PermaRock external wall insulation to 61 properties.

Work is now approximately two-thirds complete and still progressing quickly. The team is on track for finishing the scheme on or ahead of schedule

energy efficiency, External wall insulation
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Bathroom Replacements, West Yorkshire

SBS is part way through the delivery of an energy efficiency scheme in Calderdale, carried out on behalf of Places for People. The work entails replacing storage heaters and hot water cylinders in various properties in the West Yorkshire town of Elland, just south of Halifax. It also entails full bathroom replacements including the installation of new showers over baths. Related works including tiling, flooring, plumbing and electrics.

bathrooms, energy efficiency, heating systems
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