March 16, 2022
North Somerset retrofit competitionWe recently ran a competition for North Somerset residents to win a free retrofit survey, worth up to £600.
February 21, 2022
My retrofit plan helped me update my old home to be more energy-efficientMarie wanted to improve the energy efficiency of her 1850s home and make sure she was doing her bit for the environment. Our Futureproof team developed a retrofit plan for her home and helped Marie with each step of her retrofit journey. Here’s her story.
March 29, 2021
What’s next for contractors wishing to access retrofit schemes?With the announcement of the end of Green Homes Grant, we look to the future of retrofit training and what the Futureproof skills and Certification programme can offer.
February 2, 2021
Subsidised low-carbon retrofit training for unemployed builders and contractorsOur low-carbon home retrofit project, Futureproof, has 50 heavily subsidised places on its online training course on whole house retrofit for unemployed builders and contractors.
January 5, 2021
Futureproof Skills & Certification programmeFutureproof is expanding its remit to meet the demands of the government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme. Find out more in this blog post.
November 23, 2020
What you need to know about Trustmark & PAS 2030The Government recently launched the Green Homes Grant scheme. In order to access a grant your installer will need to be registered with Trustmark, here's what you need to know about Trustmark and PAS 2030.
October 22, 2020
What does the Green Homes Grant Scheme signal for SME builders?The Green Homes Grant scheme looks set to form the basis of future regulation – and sooner or later, all retrofit contractors will require PAS2030 certification and either Trustmark or MCS registration. For many sole traders and micro-SME contractors this process may seem too onerous and costly, leading to many avoiding participation in the scheme. So where does this leave SME builders?
September 22, 2020
The Green Homes Grant SchemeDetails of eligibility and measures included in the Government Green Homes Grant Scheme.
July 14, 2020
3 steps to prepare for the Green Homes Grants Scheme3 key actions homeowners can take before The Green Homes Grant scheme launches to get a head start on planning energy-saving improvements.
June 26, 2020
Silver LiningsA guest blog for Master Builder magazine by Malcolm McMahon – Sustainable Building Consultant for Futureproof and The Green Register, Fou...
May 19, 2020
Tools for planning home improvements during Covid-19Tools, guidance and support for home owners planning energy saving home improvements and refurbishments during Covid-19.