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RP3044: Mainstreaming Low Carbon Retrofits in Social Housing

This project aims to assist Social Housing Providers to cost-effectively upgrade their housing stock to improve energy efficiency and thermal comfort.

The social housing sector represents a significant opportunity for the development of a major, aggregated approach to implement low carbon retrofits in large portfolios of residential building stock.  To explore this opoprtunity the project monitored energy use, evaluated a range of efficiency upgrades and conducted ethnographic interviews to explore how housing tenants balace the budget.

rp3044 social housing retrofits factsheet (420085 PDF)

Projects: 
RP3044: Mainstreaming Low Carbon Retrofits in Community Housing: Second Generation Decision-Support Resources and Processes