Engaging private landlords in energy efficiency – report launch

Future of London is launching a new report, the culmination of our research project ‘Engaging private landlords in energy efficiency’. The private rented sector is the Capital’s only growing housing tenure, now accounting for more than 25% of London’s households. Yet this booming sector is failing many of its tenants – particularly the most … [Read more...]

Marketing energy efficiency to private landlords – the hard sell

We held the first of two seminars in our EDF Energy-sponsored research programme, Engaging Private Landlords in Energy Efficiency, on 2nd October, hosted by Pinsent Masons. Participants included London boroughs, related third sector organisations and a representative from the Residential Landlords Association (RLA). The aims of the morning were to … [Read more...]

Research seminars: Engaging Private Landlords in Energy Efficiency

Research is well underway on Future of London’s latest project, Engaging Private Landlords in Energy Efficiency. Sponsored by EDF Energy, this research programme considers the main challenges to engaging London’s PRS landlords in energy efficiency, and highlights ways that boroughs can improve private rented sector housing in their … [Read more...]

Getting the most from ECO and RE:NEW

Local authorities have a number of funding mechanisms available to them in meeting the challenge of cutting carbon waste and making homes energy efficient. But as most of the large scale projects, which offer the most obvious savings, have been completed, authorities have been left with a complex landscape of properties, funding mechanisms and … [Read more...]