journeysofarThe journey so far ....

Retrofit North West - ACC, Liverpool.

Retrofit North East - Civic Centre, Newcastle.

Retrofit Birmingham & West Midlands - Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Retrofit Wales - City Hall, Cardiff.

Retrofit East England - SmartLIFE Low Carbon Centre, Cambridge

Retrofit Yorkshire - MAGNA, Rotherham nr Sheffield

Retrofit London - Business Design Centre, London

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Roadshow Partners:



Arnout Andrews
22 Oct 2013
Robert Almond
12 Nov 2013
David Adams
06 Dec 2013


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Exhibiting at Birmingham

XLED are focused on commercial LED Lighting, supplying a wide range of commercial LED Lamps and commercial LED Fittings such as LED tubes, LED 2D lamps, LED floodlights, LED Downlights.


Industry News

Government confirms plan to dilute ECO scheme

The government has confirmed it will double the timetable for the Energy Companies Obligation, effectively halving the impact of the energy efficiency scheme The government has confirmed it will double the timetable for the Energy Companies Obligation - effectively halving the impact of the energy efficiency scheme - as part of a...


DECC announces plans to ‘streamline and improve’ Green Deal

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced a range of reforms intended to ‘streamline and improve’ the flailing Green Deal. Starting in January 2014, DECC will be introducing a number of new tools that it hopes will better incentivise take up of the Green Deal. Dubbed the government’s flagship environmental...


Builders say Green Deal reforms are not enough

Government plans to improve take-up of its Green Deal scheme, are inadequate, say construction industry lobbyists. Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC)announced changes to the Green Deal scheme yesterday aimed at streamlining and simplifying its underperforming energy-efficiency scheme. However, the Federation of Master...


Let's use ECO extension to reshape the market

ECO is fundamentally flawed but we can build something better if we just stick to three simple rules This week’s government announcement of a two year extension to the current round of the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) hardly comes as a surprise and is a pretty lousy outcome for all parties. The insulation industry will see a 50% cut...


Details of enhanced Green Deal incentives remain unclear

Lack of clarity over government announcement on improving flagship scheme aimed at offsetting ECO cuts Confusion surrounds improvements to the Green Deal, which are designed to help offset a weakening of its sister scheme the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO), announced by the government this week. Alongside efforts to reduce the burden on...


Changes to the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation

As part of the Energy Bills announcements earlier this week, the government outlined proposed changes to ECO, and announced that £540 million will be made available over the next three years to boost energy efficiency. £450 million of the £540 million will be aimed at households and private landlords. Alongside this, the Green Deal is...


Industry bosses warn PM against green cuts

Construction leaders write to David Cameron urging him to ditch plans to cut green levies on energy bills The bosses of Carillion, Keepmoat, Quintain and Willmott Dixon are among more than 50 industry leaders who have written to the prime minister today to urge him against moves to cut green levies on energy bills. Last week, the prime minister...


Offsite construction key to major UK Passivhaus refit

A £2.8 million residential refurbishment to the EnerPHit standard is part of the European E2Rebuild initiative. Mark Elton reports. The use of prefabricated elements is helping to minimise disruption to residents and control costs on one of the UK’s largest Passivhaus retrofits. The Parkview Hub development, on London’s Thamesmead estate,...

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