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Government has published three CAR reports on retrofitting homes

CAR research bolsters the case for retrofitting to improve the energy and carbon performance of existing homes. Three new reports are out, showing the cost of work, current best practice, and innovation for solid wall insulation.

How much would it cost to raise standards for energy?

Our research shows it would cost only £7,000 more to go significantly beyond the Building Regulations requirements for energy. This could cut average gas use in new homes by 30%. Image: Geograph Project/Lizzie


The scale model of the Tatlin Tower engineered by by CAR director Phil Cooper has been re-erected at the Sainsbury Centre and CAR has been appointed to update the 2006 conservation plan for UEA.

CAR reviews retrofit initiatives in social housing

CAR has been appointed by the Government to review low-energy retrofit initiatives in social housing. After weak take-up of the Green Deal and ECO, we are examining how to make support more effective.

A sustainable transport strategy for Greater Cambridge

CAR director Luca Leone has developed a sustainable transport strategy for Greater Cambridge. His article on the subject was published in the Cambridge Business Weekly.

Wilton’s Music Hall

CAR were structural engineers for Wilton’s Music Hall, an RIBA London Building of the Year winner. Following four years of renovation, the auditorium looks exactly as it did.

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