Cosy Homes Oxfordshire

Reduce your energy bills, cut carbon emissions, and make your home healthier and more comfortable

The UK faces a critical challenge with an ageing housing stock, which is the oldest in Europe. This is largely due to the legacy of dwellings built during the Industrial Revolution, which still form the backbone of our urban areas today.* With a median EPC rating of band D in England and Wales, and over 80% of pre-1930 dwellings in bands D to G, there’s an urgent need for action to reduce energy waste and carbon emissions.

The solution lies in retrofitting, a transformative approach to upgrade existing homes. Retrofitting addresses the housing efficiency challenge by upgrading older homes to modern energy-efficient standards, helping to reduce your energy bills, and significantly cutting carbon emissions.

By closing the efficiency gap between old and new constructions, retrofitting transforms existing homes into sustainable, cost-effective, healthy and cosy living spaces, aligning with the UK’s broader environmental goals for a net zero future.

Start saving energy and the planet

If you’re considering making your Oxfordshire home more energy-efficient and want to get started on a retrofit journey, you probably have a lot of questions on your mind. What are the appropriate measures for my home? Who are the most experienced and trustworthy contractors? What is the most competitive price? How long will the process take? To what extent will I see improvements? 

The easiest way to get started right away is to use Cosy Homes Oxfordshire’s free Plan Builder tool, which will give you an instant overview of the retrofit opportunities for your home. Simply enter your Oxfordshire postcode, and you’ll see everything is known about the current energy efficiency and performance of your home, based on existing data. You can then choose your budget and priorities, and the Plan Builder will create a draft retrofit plan for your home – which you can edit to suit your needs.

Whether you are a proud homeowner or a landlord, let Cosy Homes Oxfordshire expertly guide you through your retrofit journey. From selecting the right measures for your home to connecting you with seasoned and reliable contractors, they will address your queries and uncertainties.

If you’d like to reduce your energy bills, and carbon emissions, and turn your home into a cosy home, visit the Cosy Homes Oxfordshire website for more information on getting started with their free Plan Builder tool.

*BRE Group report, PDF