Presentation on theme: "Gilli Hobbs/ Darryl Croft BRE/ ACE. T-Zero Programme Reducing energy, water, waste and other impacts through refurbishment of homes Completion January."— Presentation transcript:
Gilli Hobbs/ Darryl Croft BRE/ ACE
T-Zero Programme Reducing energy, water, waste and other impacts through refurbishment of homes Completion January 2010 Tool for decision-making, access to information, case studies, products, suppliers & services Case studies for social, private owned and rented homes Exploitation – maximise outputs of the project, working with others
Case studies… Weblog entry Performance before & after Actual costs & benefits What worked? What was challenging? Lessons learnt Filtered by Measure: Insulation Glazing, draught proofing, lighting Heating system Renewable energy Water conservation Material resource use Conservation/Heritage Other Environmental Impacts Quality/ Comfort
T-ZERO – Tool Basics....
Model Your Existing Home
Chart the packages on a total cost curve: Gives total costs over 30 years, including: Fuel costs Reinstallation costs Maintenance costs Estimate your current: CO 2 emissions Energy demand Utility bills EPC ratings User offered 5 headline packages: Top CO 2 saving Best Payback Best NPV Top EPC rating Highest Bill saving Results- package options Explore tabs for each parameter, containing top package at varying budget limits. Apply overall budget filter. Include/Exclude specific technologies.
Act on your results- Marketplace Find local supplier, installers and retailers of the measures in your package. Option to request a quotation.
T-ZERO – More....
Manage Your Buildings User’s portfolio- simple Manage multiple buildings
Manage Your Buildings User’s portfolio- advanced Create groups of projects Develop templates to enable quick modelling of standard property types
+ Case studies for all measures; And an Information Centre giving detailed advice on measures, grants, planning issues;
Try out the tool once completed (end Dec 2008) Currently looking for: Case studies Opportunities to promote the tool to all stakeholders- home-owners, building professionals, housing providers, suppliers, installers, consultants etc. Suggestions for tailoring to support niche markets. E.g. Empty homes. Getting involved