NATIONAL SUPPORTING PARTNER OF THE CAMPAIGN


The Energy Bill Revolution was a three year alliance campaign from 2012 to the end of 2015.

Millions of people in the UK are now in fuel poverty and the situation is getting worse.

The main reasons for this crisis is that gas, oil and coal prices are high, and the UK’s homes are some of the most poorly insulated in Europe – leaking heat from their doors, walls and windows. This means they cost much more than they should to heat and power, using more energy which contributes to climate change too.
Cold homes are damaging the health of vulnerable members of society, including children, older people and people with disabilities. Diseases such as asthma are made worse, and people are more likely to have strokes and heart attacks. Illnesses caused by cold homes cost the National Health Service in the UK over one billion pounds each year.

At least 7,800 people die every winter from living in cold homes – more than four times the number of people who die on British roads.

It is vital that we renovate homes and increase the efficiency of the UK building stock.

RENOVATE EUROPE DAY – NATIONAL EVENT IN THE UK


Book Launch
5 November 2014

Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings: Cool Climates  book highlights how existing buildings can be updated so they are energy efficient to run, easy to manage and comfortable to work in. With contributors from developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects and building physicists, the book discusses the relevant issues that need to be considered in decision-making about sustainable retrofitting. Examples of successful commercial retrofits from the United Kingdom, Norway, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium are included.


RENOVATE EUROPE MANIFESTO – UK



OTHER EXAMPLES OF RENOVATE EUROPE ACTIONS IN THE UK