The vision of Energiesprong UK is desirable, warm, affordable homes for life

the result we aim for is

QUALITY

Net-zero energy homes with long performance warranties

non-intrusive

Refurbishment within a week to 10 days

affordable

Financeable from energy cost savings

look & feel

Attractive and comfortable homes that impress the neighbours

Dutch examples

Publications And Events

Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for four new and exciting roles to help us develop and drive forward net-zero energy retrofits in the UK:

Head of Energiesprong UK Market Development Team
The main purpose of this role is to direct the work of the independent Energiesprong UK market development team with responsibility for developing and driving solutions for housing providers to invest in, and for industry to design and implement, net-zero energy retrofits. To apply, please submit your application with a cover letter and CV to recruitment@energiesprong.uk

Energiesprong Solution Developer (Contracting)
The postholder will develop, test and improve contracts that will enable the implementation of net-zero energy retrofits as part of the Energiesprong UK programme. The main purpose of this role is to provide contract templates to housing providers and industry partners for the delivery of early Energiesprong demonstration properties as part of the Interreg NWE E=0 project, and to broaden the learning into the wider Energiesprong UK partnership. To apply, please submit your application with a cover letter and CV to recruitment@energiesprong.uk

Energiesprong Solution Developer (Housing)
The postholder will develop and drive solutions for housing providers to invest in performance-assured deep retrofits as part of the Energiesprong UK programme. The main purpose of this role is to support social housing providers in their delivery of early Energiesprong demonstration properties as part of the Interreg NWE E=0 project, and to broaden the learning into the wider Energiesprong UK partnership. To apply, please submit your application with a cover letter and CV to recruitment@energiesprong.uk

Energiesprong Creative Content Developer and Media Executive
The main purpose of this role is to co-create tools, workshops, events and media to educate and inspire housing organisations and industry actors (and possibly government branches) to invest in and implement performance-assured deep retrofits. This includes creating and managing media content for Energiesprong UK. To apply, please submit your application with a cover letter and CV to recruitment@energiesprong.uk

Keeping up-to-date with Energiesprong UK

To keep up-to-date with the development of Energiesprong in the UK, please join our mailing list and  follow Energiesprong UK on Linkedin.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO): Help to Heat consultation

17 August, 2016. Our response to the Government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO): Help to Heat consultation, which sought views on proposed changes to ECO for 2017-18 and aspects of the high level design for a longer term supplier obligation (2018-22).

Retrofit4Change - funding and delivering green retrofit more efficiently and cost-effectively

5 July 2016. Arno Smickler presented on Energiesprong at this one-day Building4Change conference at BRE in Watford.

The conference, aimed at building owners, housing associations, large private estates, architects, developers and contractors within the residential and non-residential sectors, examined alternative funding for projects and explored how refurbishment projects can be made more efficient and cost-effective through improved management of the supply chain and the use of innovation.

€5.4m (£4.23m) to stimulate innovation in net-zero energy housing refurbishments

9 June 2016. The Energiesprong net-zero housing refurbishment initiative has secured €5.4m (£4.23m) of European funding through the Interreg NWE programme, to scale its existing innovative housing programme in the UK, France and the Netherlands, and to stimulate mass uptake of net-zero energy refurbishments.

Warmer & Greener: A Guide to the Future of Domestic Energy Efficiency Policy

27 April 2016. Energiesprong UK is commended by the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum (WSBF) to the UK Government for its work to bring real transformation to the retrofit market in the UK. In its report ‘Warmer & Greener’ WSBF recommends funding support of £1 million a year to Energiesprong as an avenue to developing and scaling the energy efficiency industry in the UK. Supported by a case study, the report advocates raising Energiesprong’s profile with the Government and encourages collaboration, stating: “The Government should engage with Energiesprong UK to reduce barriers to its development and provide some initial, small-scale funding to the project.” See pages 53-56.

Ecobuild 2016

Ecobuild 2016 ES seminar8 March 2016. Ecobuild 2016 included a seminar on Energiesprong in the UK. The session explored how the market will be developed, how appropriate it is to UK housing stock, financing, benefits to the householder, the implications of a 30-year performance warranty and how the UK can build scale and industrialise processes to bring down costs.

The session included a number of speakers on Energiesprong and was chaired by the Chief Executive of the National Energy Foundation, Dr Kerry Mashford, who gave an introduction to the seminar and Energiesprong UK.

 

 

Industry leaders explore supply chain opportunities provided by Energiesprong housing refurbishment

24 February 2016. The REMI press release reporting on a workshop held in Coventry to look at the nature and scale of the supply chain opportunities offered in the UK by Energiesprong.

Dutch Energiesprong housing innovation to come to the UK

10 February 2016. Our press release announcing the awarding of €3.6 million of EU Horizon 2020 grant funding to roll out Energiesprong in a number of European countries, including the UK.

Response to Feed-in Tariff Consultation - Oct 2015

October 2015. Energiesprong UK made a response to the Government’s consultation on changes to the feed-in tariff.

Game-changing Energiesprong refurbishment model comes to the UK

16 July 2015. Our press release announcing the coming together of a number of leading social housing providers, construction companies, trade bodies and expert organisations to form Energiesprong UK.

Our Ambition, Mission and Aims & Objectives - briefing document

Transforming the market to make net zero energy housing a reality in the UK:

  • What is Energiesprong?
  • Creating a new market
  • Concept and approach
  • Energiesprong UK
  • Key principles and main ideas

Renovation in a Day (Onsite Video)

A video showing how Energiesprong can work in practice, using an actual onsite example (3:31).

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