What is retrofitting in construction?

RETROFIT – THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

What is retrofitting in construction?

In CWI, EEM, EWI, GFI, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 12 June 2024 / 0 comments

Retrofitting in construction is a crucial process that involves upgrading existing buildings or structures to meet modern standards of safety, energy efficiency, and functionality. This blog post explores the concept of retrofitting, its importance, various techniques used in the industry, factors to consider before undertaking a retrofit project, real-world case studies showcasing successful retrofitting endeavours, […]

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 Key Achievements […]

What happens to a building during retrofitting?

In CWI, EEM, EWI, GFI, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 29 May 2024 / 0 comments

Building retrofitting is a vital process that involves making significant modifications and improvements to existing structures to enhance their efficiency, functionality, and sustainability. In this blog post, we will delve into the intricate workings of building retrofitting, exploring the various stages involved and the impact it has on the overall performance of a building. From […]

UK Government Retrofit Scheme: Making Energy Efficiency Cool Again

In CWI, EEM, EWI, GFI, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 22 May 2024 / 0 comments

Introduction to the UK Government Retrofit Scheme Background of the Retrofit Scheme Picture this: you’re sitting at home, snuggled up in your favourite blanket, enjoying a cup of tea, when suddenly you feel a draft. Not cool, right? Well, that’s exactly how the UK Government feels about energy inefficiency in buildings. The UK Government Retrofit […]

Project Update: EWI Installation 🏗️

In EWI, External Wall Insulation by Robert Wheeler / 24 April 2024 / 0 comments

We’re excited to announce a major step forward in our External Wall Insulation (EWI) project! Our team has been working diligently to completely wrap the buildings in a new layer of insulation, significantly improving their energy efficiency. Here’s what makes this update extra special: This is just the beginning! Stay tuned for further updates as […]

What does retrofit include?

In CWI, EEM, EWI, GFI, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 13 March 2024 / 0 comments

Retrofitting has become a critical aspect of sustainable building practices, offering opportunities to enhance energy efficiency, improve structural integrity, and prolong the lifespan of existing structures. This blog post delves into the comprehensive process of retrofitting, from the initial assessment and planning stages to the execution of energy efficiency upgrades and structural enhancements. Exploring the […]

Is retrofit insulation worth it?

In Cavity Wall Insulation, CWI, EWI, External Wall Insulation, Internal Wall Insulation, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 14 February 2024 / 0 comments

Retrofit insulation refers to the process of adding insulation to existing buildings in order to improve energy efficiency, reduce utility bills, and enhance overall comfort. As energy costs continue to rise and environmental concerns become more prominent, retrofit insulation has emerged as a viable solution for homeowners and property owners looking to upgrade their buildings. […]

Can you insulate existing exterior walls?

In EWI, External Wall Insulation by Robert Wheeler / 9 January 2024 / 0 comments

Insulating existing exterior walls is a topic of growing interest for homeowners looking to enhance the energy efficiency, comfort, and overall performance of their homes. With rising energy costs and a greater emphasis on sustainable living, understanding the feasibility, benefits, and methods of insulating existing exterior walls becomes crucial. This blog post delves into the […]

Is retrofit insulation worth it?

In CWI, EEM, EWI, GFI, IWI, Retrofit by Robert Wheeler / 19 December 2023 / 0 comments

When it comes to optimizing energy efficiency in buildings, retrofit insulation has emerged as a valuable solution. Retrofitting insulation involves upgrading or adding insulation to existing structures, offering a range of benefits such as improved energy efficiency, enhanced comfort, and reduced utility bills. This blog post explores the worthiness of retrofit insulation, delving into its […]

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