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, […]

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 […]

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 it worth insulating ground floor?

In GFI, Ground Floor Insulation by Robert Wheeler / 23 January 2024 / 0 comments

When it comes to the insulation of our homes, the focus is often on walls, roofs, and windows. However, one crucial area that deserves equal attention is the ground floor. Insulating the ground floor can bring about numerous benefits, from improved energy efficiency and enhanced thermal comfort to moisture control and noise reduction. In this […]

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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