The National Refurbishment Centre is supporting the practical delivery of green refurbishment and retrofit, based on evidence from a network of exemplar buildings.
An industry-led partnership
The National Refurbishment Centre includes leading suppliers, contractors, retailers and stakeholder organisations who are seeking ways to create a step-change in the delivery of sustainable refurbishment.
See Technology Strategy Board's £4.5m collaborative R&D competition.
A library of reports, best practice guides and tools on all aspects of refurbishment.
European green refurbishment
Approaches to energy-efficient refurbishment in nine European Countries.
Refurbishing the Nation
NRC's new report about the UK's retrofit landscape.
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Delivering nearly zero energy requirements with Passivhaus
By 2020 new buildings in all EU member states must comply with ‘nearly-zero energy’ standards. How can the Passivhaus standard help to fulfil this requirement?
Burnham Overy Staithe, Norfolk
To integrate this terrace of three Passivhaus certified cottages in a Conservation Area, Parsons + Whittley Architects designed the cottages in the local vernacular of flint and local red-brick walls.
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