CASE STUDY: Curtis Way

RETROFIT – THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

NXTGEN Futures Ltd. successfully completed a large-scale retrofit project on Curtis Way. This showcases our expertise in EWI & retrofit coordination.

CASE STUDY: Curtis Way

In EWI, External Wall Insulation, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 5 June 2024 / 0 comments



Delivering a Holistic Retrofit Solution with EWI & Solar Energy

Project Overview

NXTGEN Futures Ltd. successfully completed a large-scale retrofit project on Curtis Way, Berkhamsted, England, UK. This case study showcases our expertise in External Wall Insulation (EWI), retrofit coordination, and integrating solar energy for improved building performance and resident comfort.

Project Scope

  • External Wall Insulation (EWI): Installation of high-performance external wall insulation materials on 27 residential properties to achieve significant energy savings.
  • Solar Panel Integration: Collaboration with NXTGEN Energy Ltd. to install solar panels on all 27 properties, further reducing reliance on traditional energy sources and helping with Net Zero.
  • Retrofit Coordination: Streamlined project management with NXTGEN Scaffolding Ltd., ensuring efficient scheduling and a seamless construction process throughout the life of the project.

Key Achievements

  • Enhanced Energy Efficiency: The combination of EWI and solar panels significantly reduces energy consumption for residents, leading to lower energy bills and a smaller carbon footprint (Net Zero).
  • Improved Resident Comfort: EWI provides better thermal insulation, creating a more comfortable living environment throughout the year for the residents.
  • Streamlined Project Delivery: Utilizing NXTGEN’s network of companies (Futures, Scaffolding, and Energy) ensured efficient project scheduling and a single point of contact for the client.
  • Positive Community Impact: The project fostered collaboration with the local community, minimizing disruption and ensuring a smooth project execution.

Benefits for Construction Professionals

  • Expertise in EWI and Solar Integration: NXTGEN demonstrates a proven track record in delivering high-quality EWI projects with integrated solar energy solutions through the NXTGEN companies.
  • Retrofit Coordination: Our collaborative approach streamlines complex retrofit projects, minimizing disruption and delays throughout the life of the project.
  • Single Point of Contact: NXTGEN offers a one-stop-shop for all aspects of the retrofit project, simplifying the process for clients, as we have Futures (Retrofit), Energy & Scaffolding companies.
  • Improved Sustainability: This project exemplifies NXTGEN’s commitment to sustainable construction practices, contributing to a greener future and helping the UK achieve Net Zero targets for 2050.

Conclusion

The Curtis Way (Berkhamsted, England, UK) retrofit project demonstrates NXTGEN’s leadership in delivering comprehensive retrofit solutions with EWI, solar energy, and efficient project management. This successful retrofit project serves as a valuable example for construction professionals seeking to improve building performance, resident comfort, and sustainability in the UK as we head towards Net Zero.

Curtis Way Retrofit Project FAQs

What was the project about?

A large-scale retrofit project on Curtis Way, Berkhamsted, UK, to improve building performance and resident comfort.

Who completed the project?

NXTGEN Futures Ltd.

What areas of expertise did NXTGEN leverage for this project?

External Wall Insulation (EWI)
Retrofit coordination
Solar energy integration

What retrofit measures were applied?

External Wall Insulation (EWI): High-performance insulation materials were installed on the exterior walls of 27 residential properties.
Solar Panel Integration: Solar panels were installed on all 27 properties to generate renewable energy.

What were the goals of the project?

Reduce energy consumption for residents
Improve resident comfort throughout the year
Minimize disruption to the local community

What were the benefits for residents?

Lower energy bills
Smaller carbon footprint
More comfortable living environment

How did NXTGEN’s approach benefit the project?

Streamlined project management with efficient scheduling
Single point of contact for the client
Positive collaboration with the local community

What are NXTGEN’s key strengths in retrofit projects?

Expertise in EWI and solar integration
Proven track record in delivering high-quality retrofit projects
Collaborative approach for streamlined project coordination
Single point of contact for clients

What is NXTGEN’s commitment to sustainability?

The company is committed to sustainable construction practices and contributes to a greener future through projects like Curtis Way.

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