ISSUE 14: MARCH 2024

First Insights from the Collaborative Endeavour: Energy House 2.0 Unveiled The initial findings from an innovative research collaboration involving the University of Salford, leading housebuilders Barratt Developments and Bellway Homes, and construction solutions provider Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, have recently been made public, marking the first anniversary of the project. These findings promise to significantly […]

21 February 2024 – Sustainability in Construction – Retrofit Challenges and Opportunities

On Wednesday 21 February 2024, Sustainable Futures at The University of Manchester are hosting a one-day event exploring retrofit and sustainable buildings. Joining this event, you will have the opportunity to hear about existing and emerging innovative projects, collaboration opportunities to accelerate the transition to more sustainable buildings, and participate in facilitated discussions to explore […]


SALFORD SECURES FOUR PR AWARDS FOLLOWING EH 2.0 TRIUMPH Salford celebrated a night of multiple victories on Thursday, November 30, clinching four accolades at the prestigious CIPR North West PRide Awards. Recognised as the leading regional PR awards in the UK, the PRide Awards honor exceptional practices and creativity within the profession over the past […]


Minister for Energy Consumers and Affordability pays visit to Energy House 2.0 In August, Amanda Solloway, Minister for Energy Consumers and Affordability, was given a special tour of Energy House 2.0. Minister Solloway was greeted by our former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Helen Marshall, before Technical Director, Professor Richard Fitton, guided her around our ground-breaking £16m research […]

ISSUE 11 JUNE 2023

DESNZ DEMONSTRATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY POTENTIAL (DEEP) PROJECT In June, Dave Farmer presented the findings from the University of Salford’s contribution to the DESNZ DEEP project to an audience of over 150 politicians, policy makers, and retrofit industry representatives at an event in Leeds. Dave led a 16-month test programme at Energy House 1 investigating […]