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SHAP calls on the government to take a system-change approach to retrofit

In this issue…

  • Find out why SHAP members are calling on the government to take a system-change approach to retrofit.
  • Read an opinion piece on the funding of net zero, by SHAP member Richard Lupo.
  • Learn about SHAP’s new partnership with EEM and how you can get involved in designing and developing the optimal whole-house retrofit procurement framework.
  • Find out how your organisation compares to peers in environmental benchmarking, through the SHIFT Environmental Strategy Readiness Assessment being offered to SHAP members for £500.
  • Find out about Sustainability West Midland’s winning LGA Local Retrofit Action Planning bid and how you can benefit.
  • Learn what the new Part L of the Building Regulations means for landlords and developers.

Past issues

‘RETROFIT – Fixing a broken system’ – SHAP February 2022 newsletter

In this issue, find out:

  • To add your voice to our proposal to government – ‘Retrofit: Fixing a broken system’
  • To register for free Retrofit Coordinator training, sponsored by West Midlands Combined Authority
  • SHAP has been leading on creating a retrofit roadmap, helping Zero Carbon Rugeley win phase 2 funding to move to implementation
  • Your organisation compares to peers in environmental benchmarking, through the SHIFT Environmental Strategy Readiness Assessment being offered to SHAP members for £500
  • You can join SHAP’s ‘Supplier Group’ and play a part in creating recommendations to clients and the Government for developing deliverable, high quality retrofit programmes.  

SHAP Chair takes on lead role in Birmingham City Council’s Route to Net Zero

In this issue, find out:

  • Read how SHAP Board members are paving the way to net zero
  • Learn how SHAP members are joining forces to accelerate retrofit
  • Read how SHAP took part in UKGBC working group, launching a Whole Life Carbon Roadmap 
  • Find out why tenants are calling for retrofit programmes to be quicker.

SHAP’s news round-up for the sustainable housing sector – Issue – September 2021

SHAP’s news round-up for the sustainable housing sector – August 2021

SHAP’s news round-up for the sustainable housing sector – June 2021

SHAP’s news round-up for the sustainable housing sector – May 2021

SHAP’s Monthly Newsletter | April 2021

Feb/March 2021 Newsletter

📢 SHAP Spring 2021 e-News | West Mids Net Zero Pathfinder | Fuel poverty work | Whole-house retrofit | Social housing decarbonisation | Circularity in housing news 🧱 | regular blogs & links |

January 2021 Newsletter

📢 SHAP January e-News | Retrofit scaling-up | Circularity in housing news 🧱 | BEIS Pilot | SHAP Co-ordinator awarded Honorary Research Fellowship | | Future Homes Standard | regular blogs & links |

December 2020 Newsletter

📢 SHAP December e-News | sustainable housing’s monthly round-up 🎄 APPG Report | SHAP 2020 activity round-up | Board news | Seasons greetings to all our followers 🌟 Please stay safe and keep well. See you in 2021!

November 2020 Newsletter

IMPORTANT Retrofit & fuel poverty surveys (Deadline: 25 Nov) | Retrofit BID DEADLINE | W. Yorks housing | Manchester re-skills | regular newsy snippets |

October 2020 Newsletter

Future SHAP: Share your views | Expanded SHAP Board | SHAP’s Planning Consultation response | housing & energy articles | | 6-months SHAP membership offer | sustainable housing events, blogs & updates

September 2020 Newsletter

Planning for the Future consult | Circular Economy vids | Green Finance Task Force | Skills Grant comp | SHAP membership offer | events, blogs & links

Plastic-free & circular economy 🏘 event ♻ | MHCLG Planning Consultation | Green Homes Grant | energy-saving trial | sector news, blogs & events

Plastic-free housing project and CHARM Inspiration Days, Sept | New Board | ESCO in-a-box energy | articles, blogs & newsy snippets

SHAP’s Fuel Poverty Crowdfunder | SHAP Webinar Series #2 ‘Heating Technologies’ | construction sector updates | WMCA post-Covid recovery | ‘Fitness for Human Habitation’ video

Board Member opps | Demand Side Response project | online comms | sector blogs & newsy snippets