We're here to make it easy for you to live in the home you want - warm, healthy and fit for the future.

We're here to help make your home fit for you and your family - healthier, comfortable all year round and cheaper to keep warm; and fit for the future - using less energy and contributing to a healthier environment for generations to come.

 

You're not alone if you don't know where to start - it's a confusing process, with so many options and uncertainty around which builder to approach or trust - "Which energy saving measures should I install, and in what combinations? What kind of insulation would work best for my home? What builder should I call and how can I trust they'll do a good job?"

 

Our team work with you to resolve all of these questions. Find out how we can help you

How we can help

  1. We find the solutions best suited to your home, lifestyle and budget. Starting with an initial telephone conversation to understand what you’re thinking and understand how we can best help. We’re able to follow up with a home visit to understand your home and your needs better. We can arrange a whole house survey if required, and can provide guidance on approach, order of installation, value for money or best options for reducing your carbon footprint.
     

  2. We take the guess work out of finding a builder you can trust. Connecting you with builders who can deliver the high-quality work you expect. All contractors we work with have been assessed and trained to ensure they have the right skills and knowledge.
     

  3. We help you get the right quote and make sure it does what you want. Helping you understand what quote will maximise your investment. 
     

  4. We check back on the work being undertaken. Giving you peace of mind that it's being done to the highest standard, with lasting quality.

Energy saving measures

It may be that you need a single measure like a new boiler, solid wall insulation or solar PV. We can help you understand the impact of combining measures to maximise energy savings. For example, installing solar panels, battery storage and electric car charging.

Extensions and conversions

If you're already planning an extension or loft conversion we can help you maximise the energy savings you could install. Incorporating insulation and ventilation into an extension can have lasting benefits for years to come.

Whole house refurbishments

Sometimes it's best to take a whole house approach to achieve your goal of a warm, low cost, eco-friendly home. If you can implement everything at the same time in a full house refurbishment, this can be the most cost effective in the long term. Or you may be interested in developing a retrofit road map enabling you to tackle the whole house over a number of years to achieve your desired outcome, including all the energy saving technologies along the way. 

Bristol Green Doors open home weekends

Thousands of people all over Bristol have visited green open homes at Bristol Green Doors free events, finding inspiration and real-life tips that they've gone on to use in their own homes. 

Keep an eye out for the next event and drop in to hear from those that have taken steps already.

 

Case Studies

Householders at Bristol Green Doors events open their homes to share their knowledge and experience of installing a range of energy saving improvements.

Take a look through their case studies to see what people have done in a home like yours: their motivations, recommendations and lessons learned along the way. With everything from 1960s bungalow to Victorian terrace; and low cost installations to ambitious whole-house retrofits, there's sure to be something that can help you. 

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1890s Detached, 3 bed
Internal & External Solid wall insulation, draughtproofing & ventilation

Over six years the owners have installed several breathable insulation solutions - hemp and lime internally and wood fibre externally - to address historical damp issues while retaining the decorative façade. Other energy efficiency improvements include demand-controlled mechanical ventilation, LED lighting and draughtproofing.

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1960s Bunglaow, 4 bed
Cavity wall insulation, solar PV and electric car charging port

The owners incorporated floor, ceiling and wall insulation into their garage conversion. Their extensive retrofit has resulted in very low bills and economic transport thanks to electricity generated from their 2.16 kWp PV array, which they use to charge their car. Energy usage has also been reduced with LED lighting throughout and a combi boiler, chosen for its high efficiency. 

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1960s Bunglaow, 4 bed
Solid wall insulation, underfloor heating, solar PV and water

This home has been re-modelled to include extensive insulation, triple glazed windows and underfloor heating, which runs off a new gas condensing boiler, with gas boiler assisting when required.

Solar thermal panels provide the home with hot water. Due to their solar PV array, the owners are "net exporters" of electricity meaning they produce more than they use!

Get in touch

Homeowners

To start your journey towards a warmer, healthier home simply fill out the form and one of our team will be in touch to explore how we can help you. There's no obligation at this stage, we’ll simply explain what’s involved and understand your needs. 

Builders and contractors

Toolbox Talks will be available later in 2019. Fill out the form to register your interest in having a trained builder visit your project site to deliver free toolbox talks. The Green Register will will be in touch. There's no obligation at this stage, we’ll simply explain what’s involved. 

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