Tag: Retrofit

The Retrofit Academy Careers Portal – opportunity for suppliers

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The Retrofit Academy is looking to create a permanent virtual careers platform. This website will act as a tool that highlights to prospect career searchers: the concept of retrofit, the roles within retrofit (PAS2035/PAS2030), training/job opportunities, and act as a platform that allows future...

Partnerships, PAS 2035, Retrofit

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The Retrofit Academy's review of Housing 2022

The Retrofit Academy’s review of Housing 2022

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The Retrofit Academy attended Housing 2022 in June this year, Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference and Europe’s largest housing festival.  First impressions; it was great to see so many people in person again and experience live events coming back into their own.  It was...

housing, PAS 2035, Retrofit

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An opportunity with The Retrofit Academy!

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The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. It aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting...

Partnerships, PAS 2035, Retrofit

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Why do I do retrofit?

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“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” – Mark Twain In this series, we explore with members of the team here at the Retrofit Academy where their passion for retrofit stems, as their passion for helping people is evident in every...

case study, Retrofit

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Why do I do retrofit?

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In this series, we will explore just a few of the many reasons why the team here at The Retrofit Academy are in the retrofit industry. As we all work together to overcome the retrofit challenge, we ask how retrofit aligns with our team’s values and ethics, why it is that they’ve committed...

case study, Retrofit

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The Retrofit Academy talks: Avoiding Large-Scale Failure in Retrofit

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The Retrofit Academy’s most recent summit delves into the industry’s past experience of large-scale failure in retrofit, our current position, and how we can ensure safe, good-quality retrofit in future! Featuring excellent content and resources from our guest speakers and technical directors,...

PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator, skills

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Why do I do retrofit?

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To fulfil The Retrofit Academy’s vision of a world where every home is warm, healthy and low carbon, we need to grow the retrofit workforce and industry professionals at an exponential rate! There are so many fantastic reasons to get into retrofit: whether it is to be in an industry...

case study, Retrofit

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A new generation of retrofit professionals

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In 2021, The Retrofit Academy CIC teamed up with Generation – a global non-profit which has trained over 40,000 learners facing barriers to employment across 14 countries – to create a new green jobs training programme. The aim: to support and drive a green recovery that builds back...

Charity, Jobs, Retrofit, skills, Training

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Retrofitting Done Right!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Martin Hobbs. The Retrofit Coordinator plays a pivotal role in delivering the UK’s net zero ambition. Central to PAS 2035, the role protects homeowners and clients by managing projects in compliance with the Standard. Without Retrofit Coordinators, there...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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Retrofit: Making a Difference!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Carl Harvey. PAS 2035 is a publicly available specification which outlines the necessary standards for the future of domestic retrofit. It is designed to enhance retrofit standards, improve processes, and introduce new skills, capabilities and roles....

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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Trusted, Quality Retrofit Coordination

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Safeil Maqbool. Over 80% of today’s existing dwellings will still be standing in 2050, and most of them are poorly insulated, inefficient, and reliant on fossil fuels. A thirty-year programme of retrofitting at least 25 million dwellings, to reduce energy...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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A New Face in Retrofit!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Fallon Warren. There has never been a more exciting time to get involved in the retrofit sector. The retrofit community is changing lives by improving living conditions across the country. We sat down for a chat with Fallon Warren, one of our recent graduates...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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What does good retrofit look like?

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with our Retrofit Coordinator of the year: Geordie Stewart! The Retrofit Academy has now trained over 1800 Retrofit Coordinators nationwide! At the inaugural Retrofit Academy Awards, when it came the moment to choose just one, it was down to our panel...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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How we can #InvestInOurPlanet for Earth Day, and beyond

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Earth Day is not only a time to celebrate, but also a time to push forward in the challenge of tackling climate change and protecting our planet. We can all do our part to invest in a sustainable future for generations to come, by raising awareness and taking action. This year’s theme for...

Blog, Charity, Donate, Earth Day, Invest in our Planet, Re-use, Recycle, Reduce, Refuse, Retrofit

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The Retrofit Academy talks: PAS Updated!

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Back with a bang! The Retrofit Academy are dusting off the cobwebs and bouncing into spring with our latest summit: PAS Updated! We discuss the recent amendments to the PAS, as well as navigating what these changes mean and what comes next. We also delve into the the new British standard, BS40101:...

PAS2035, Retrofit, Summit

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