Explore our home retrofit case studies
Every home is different, and homeowners make the decision to retrofit their homes for a range of reasons, from reducing carbon emissions to saving money on energy bills to addressing mould and damp issues. Our case studies show how retrofit works for different homes and homeowners.
Here we’re sharing a few stories from homeowners in Oxfordshire who have been on their very own home retrofit journeys, for their own reasons. The homes range from a 1960s terraced home through to a 16th century thatched cottage.
If these stories inspire you to look at retrofitting your own home, we can help you with that – find out how to get started.
- We recently completed work on retrofitting an end-of-terrace family home in east Oxford, helping ensure that every room in the home was comfortable, and cutting carbon emissions for the family. In this post we’ll give a summary of the work, but you can
- We recently completed work on retrofitting a cottage in Hook Norton, helping the residents come off fossil fuels for their heating. In this post we’ll give a summary of the work, but you can also download the full case study as a PDF. About the home
- Catherine Hayward lives with her family in a 16th century Grade II listed thatched cottage in the picturesque village of Hook Norton in North Oxfordshire. They also own a barn on the same property, also Grade II listed, which they now use as recreational
- The Nicholsons and their two boys live in a 1960s end of terrace house in a small development in Oxford. Their home was dark and super cold and they found themselves having to huddle in the tiny kitchen most of the time as that was the warmest room in the
- Tina & Richard and their children live in a semi-detached home in a typical suburb in Oxford. A few years ago they underwent a whole house eco retrofit to reduce their energy use and tackle extreme damp and mould in their home. They were initially