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Report on the outcomes of The C.H.E.E.S.E. Project

We have just published our latest report on the outcomes of The C.H.E.E.S.E Project, covering Phases 3 and 4 (winters 2017/18 and 2018/19). The report was written by James Gourlay, a Geography undergraduate at The Univeristy of Bristol, and funded by the University's Q-step Programme. Read the report here and see our documents page for previous reports. Executive summary The C.H.E.E.S.E (Cold Home Energy Efficiency Survey Experts) Project is a not-for-project community interest company (CIC)... read more »

End of the 2019/20 winter season

We have unfortunately had to closed our survey season early this year to help slow the spread of Covid-19, but we have none the less had a very successful 5th season. Thanks to our amazing team of Energy Tracers, so committed to raising awareness and enabling real action on climate breakdown and fuel poverty, and our wonderful volunteer assistants, keen to learn and generous with their time. This season we have been thrilled and honoured to win the Big Innovation pitch Award for Buildings at... read more »

CHEESE featured in BBC's Costing the Earth: Eco Homes Now!

We are thrilled to have been featured in 'Eco Homes Now!' Costing the Earth, first aired on 17th March 2020. In the episode, one of our Energy Tracers Zack Gill performs a survey on a new-build property (4 years old) and finds many interesting thermal faults. Details of the episode: The demand for housing is pushing through developments of millions of new build homes. So why aren't these all being built to the best energy efficiency standards possible with the technology that's now... read more »