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.
Explore the remarkable stories of Oxfordshire homeowners who have enhanced their homes for greater comfort and energy efficiency. From a humble 1960s terrace to a delightful 16th-century thatched cottage, these stories show how retrofit works for different homes and homeowners.
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- Concerned about climate change and eager to cut both carbon emissions and fuel bills, Maureen decided to investigate her home's energy efficiency. A thermal imaging camera had highlighted an urgent need for improved insulation, and she also was considering
- Nilam embarked on an inspiring retrofit journey, driven by her love for nature and a desire to make a positive impact on the
- A large family home in North Oxford has undergone an eco-retrofit to cut carbon emissions and make the home as energy efficient as possible. Cosy Homes Oxfordshire recently completed work on retrofitting a large Victorian semi-detached property in North
- Eleanor and Chris wrapped their 1930s house in insulation to make it warmer, greener, and cheaper to run. About the home Eleanor and Chris live in a 1930s three-bedroom end-of-terrace house in East Oxford. Their home has cavity walls and shares common
- We recently completed an environmental retrofit for Lis and Sarah in a beautiful terrace home in East Oxford. Motivated by the need to reduce carbon emissions, they wanted to make their home environmentally friendly and were delighted to find their home much
- Peter and Maggie investigated getting a retrofit as they want to protect the
- We completed work on retrofitting a semi-detached home in Didcot, Oxfordshire, including replacing a fossil fuel boiler with an Air Source Heat Pump to improve comfort and reduce carbon emissions. In this post we’ll give a summary of the work, but you can
- We 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 completed 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 This 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