Cosy Homes Oxfordshire features in The Sunday TimesYou might have seen our scheme featured alongside some of our clients in ‘The Ultimate Guide To Insulation’ in The Sunday Times on the 15th of January, and also available online. Thank you to everyone who participated in the piece, including our
M&M Waste Solutions Win Clean and Green Award with JACK FMNew research reveals retrofit could boost the sale value of your home by an average of £10,000, and the added value could be even higher for individual properties - depending on the measures and
Cosy Homes Oxfordshire client featured on Sky NewsNew research reveals retrofit could boost the sale value of your home by an average of £10,000, and the added value could be even higher for individual properties - depending on the measures and
Energy Saving Homes Films Premiere at Oxford Town HallNew research reveals retrofit could boost the sale value of your home by an average of £10,000, and the added value could be even higher for individual properties - depending on the measures and
Will solar PV save you money on energy bills? It depends…With energy bills rising, we’re going to look at whether getting a solar PV array could save you money, or even make you money, while also generating clean and green electricity for your
What’s it like living with an air source heat pump?As the installation of heat pumps increases in the UK, we are often asked what it’s really like living with a heat pump, as opposed to a gas boiler, or other forms of heating. Tim is the project manager at Cosy Homes Oxfordshire, and with his wife,
A community member’s personal experience of home retrofit in AbingdonAnne and Richard are active members of Abingdon Carbon Cutters, a low carbon community group with a strong interest in retrofitting, which became a Community Advocate Group for Cosy Homes Oxfordshire in 2020. The couple decided to use the services of Cosy
SuperHomes has relaunched: a network of homeowners ‘redefining green living’SuperHomes is a network of homeowners who have refurbished their homes (usually old, hard to treat homes) to the highest standard of energy efficiency – meaning that little energy is being wasted in the home, and there is no reliance on fossil fuels for
How to make your home more energy efficient: an infographicOur homes have a huge role to play in the climate emergency. To address the climate crisis and meet our carbon reduction targets in the UK, we need to retrofit millions of homes, reducing the amount of wasted energy which is causing excess carbon emissions.
What is energy efficiency – and why is it important?When we talk about home retrofit and our Cosy Homes Oxfordshire service, we often use the term ‘energy efficiency’. But what is energy efficiency, why is it important, and how does it relate to our homes? That’s what we’ll cover in this post. Defining
How I eco-retrofitted my rural family house with Jayne DowleThis week the Times covered the story of an eco retrofit of a rural home in St Catherine’s Valley near Bath – including insulation and external
A behind-the-scenes look at the retrofit process with Andy PedleyCosy Homes Oxfordshire client, Andy Pedley, shares his experience so far working with us to make improvements to his home in Kidlington. We are all very aware, from huge publicity, that there is a climate emergency – carbon dioxide levels are increasing
Home transformation: retrofitting to get a Cotswolds cottage off fossil fuels for goodWe 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. About the home This home
Improving the energy efficiency of your home as a rental tenantIf you’re a tenant in a private rental property in Oxfordshire and you think the energy efficiency of your home could be improved, there are a few things you can do: Use our communications pack to encourage your landlord to contact us If you feel your
5 ways to keep your home cosy this winterNights are getting longer; the air is getting crisper as temperatures continue to drop. These sure signs can only mean one thing – ‘Tis the season to be cosy! As we draw closer and closer to Christmas and to the height of winter, more and more
One Planet Oxfordshire – an action plan for a sustainable futureOn the back of recent global declarations and growing awareness around the climate emergency, it is becoming more and more apparent that saving the planet is now everybody’s responsibility.
Green mortgages: everything you need to knowWith record-breaking protests and global declarations of a climate emergency, it has become critical that we do all we can to adapt to climate change and reduce our carbon footprint, including that of our
5 simple ways to lower your environmental impact at homeIn the wake of the global climate emergency strikes, most of us are (or should be!) taking stock of our own personal impact on our environment.
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