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Knowledge-rich, fuel-poor

September 13, 2017 | Guest Author
Introducing SwitchedOn, Mitie’s fuel switch solution Mitie, in conjunction with Sustainable Homes, talks about fuel poverty, its impacts and how… Read more

A growing population, more homes, less water?

April 25, 2017 | Guest Author
In this guest post Alice Hill, Water Efficiency Project Coordinator at Thames Water discusses how housing providers can increase water… Read more
damp, mould, condensation, research

Breaking the mould

April 20, 2017 | Bill Wright
Damp and mould is a perennial British problem. Landlords are increasingly trying to find ways to deal with issues of… Read more

A small win for energy efficiency: tenants can now request improvements

May 3, 2016 | Daniel Navarro
The 1st of April was a small step forward for energy efficiency: tenants in private rented accommodation now have the right to request energy efficiency improvements according to the Private Rented Sector Tenants’ Energy Efficiency Improvements Provisions.

Five key events to power up your sustainability campaign this year

March 15, 2016 | Sustainable Homes
SHIFT landlords often ask us about how they can better engage staff and residents on sustainability issues. Planning your internal or resident engagement around worldwide movements is a great way to create a buzz and gain interest. Utilise these events to encourage your colleagues and residents to take action and increase buy-in into your organisation’s sustainability agenda.

Wigan and Leigh Homes’ residents pleased with retrofit improvements

November 23, 2015 | Daniel Navarro
Wigan and Leigh Homes (WALH) undertook a CROHM assessment as part of a wider asset management plan agreed with Wigan Council. This analysis determined the best retrofitting alternatives for their 21,000 homes stock. We present in this blog piece an interview with two residents who were benefited with improvements in their homes.
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