Orbit, in conjunction with Stratford District Council, have been awarded £1.45 million by the Government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Demonstrator to install sustainable technologies in a number of our homes in the Stratford area. Alongside the SHDF fund, Orbit are investing a further £2.2 million into the project. 

The SHDF Demonstrator is a UK-wide scheme which will upgrade around 2,000 social homes currently EPC rating D or below, using a whole house retrofit approach, with energy efficiency products such as floor and wall insulation and low carbon heating. 

For more information, see this announcement from Mark Hoyland, Orbit Group Chief Executive.