RETRO EXPO 2013

Retro Expo 2013 took place on 05 and 06 December at the Business Design Centre, London.

The exhibition and conference were dedicated to the refurbishment and energy efficient retrofit of existing buildings.

On 05 December, Retro Expo played host to the exhibition, the Retrofit Summit and the Retro Expo Awards, whereas on 06 December an exhibition and the Retrofit London Conference. To learn more about the two days of activity, click on the links below.


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SHOW NEWS

DECC quizzed on ECO at Retrofit Summit

Charles Philips, Deputy Director at DECC was quizzed at some length by Industry during the Retrofit Summit conference on the Government’s proposed changes to the green levies confirmed today in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

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Retro Expo Awards 2013: winners announced

The winners of the Retro Expo Awards, celebrating Britain's most inspiring retrofit products, projects and people were announced this evening (5 December 2013) at the Building Design Centre in London. The Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Better...

 

Vent-Axia wins award for heat recovery unit

Vent-Axia has won the Building Services Product Innovation of the Year accolade at this year's prestigious Retro Expo Awards.

The company received the award for its Lo-Carbon Tempra single room heat room...

 

‘Queen of Green’ to announce the winners at Retro Expo Awards Ceremony

On 5 December the winners of the Retro Expo Awards 2013 will be announced by the ‘queen of green’ TV presenter and campaigner, Penney Poyzer, who won the DECC Retrofit Pioneer Award last year. 42 companies have been shortlisted...

 

Debate the Chancellor’s autumn statement as it happens at the Retrofit Summit

The future of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) will be the focus of the Retrofit Summit taking place on the day of the Chancellor’s autumn statement (5 December 2013). Jonathan Reynolds MP, Shadow Minister for Climate...

 

Retrofit Summit’s programme revealed

The future of ECO, how to engage customers and making retrofit work at scale will be the focus of the Retrofit Summit taking place on 05 December at the Business Design Centre in London. David Strong from the Energy Efficiency Partnership for...

 

Exciting line up of speakers revealed for London events

For our London events next month we have lined up some of the UK’s most respected retrofit experts for you.They will shed light on the practicalities of retrofitting at scale, how to engage customers, the future of ECO, retrofit...

 

Retro Expo Awards shortlist announced

Britain’s most innovative retrofit products, services and pioneers celebrated 36 businesses from across the UK have been shortlisted for the Retro Expo Awards today, as Retro Expo completes the first stage of its hunt to find Britain's most inspiring...

 

Retrofit Expo Awards

The Retrofit Expo Awards Ceremony takes place on the evening of the 05 December at the Business Design Centre, London. This year's Retrofit Expo Awards have 12 categories recognising excellence in retrofit products, innovation, design and delivery...

 

Retrofit Expo - 05 and 06

In response to industry feedback, Retrofit Expo will be taking a different format this year. The two day event, now taking place on 05 and 06 December at the Business Design Centre in London, will comprise of four core elements: The Retrofit Summit,...

 

The Retrofit Summit

The Retrofit Summit builds on the success of last year's Green Deal Summit, which took place over three days at the NEC alongside Retro Expo attracting over 3,000 visitors. The Retrofit Summit is a one day policy conference on 05 December at the...

 

Retro Expo relocates to London with an exciting new format and line up

In response to industry feedback, Retro Expo will be taking a different format this year. The two day event, now taking place on 05 and 06 December at the Business Design Centre in London, will comprise of five core elements:• The Retrofit Summit - a one...

 

Retro Expo - a huge success

Over 3,000 visitors spent three days at Retro Expo seeing and hearing about the latest energy efficiency retrofit products and services and learning more about the Green Deal and what it means for them. The unique Retrofit Buyers Forum was a huge success...

 

Retro Expo Award Winners Announced!

Last night saw the Retro Expo Awards 2012 given out during a networking party held in the Green Deal Summit Arena. Penny Poyzer picked up the DECC Retrofit Pioneer Award (pictured with Jo Smit, Editor of Building 4 Change).You will be able to read more...

 

Read the Retro Expo Blog

Keep up to date with latest views and news from the show in our real time retro blog. Contributors include: David Thomas - MVF Global Stephanie Moore - Retro Expo Gary Ramsay - Retro Expo Ed Andrews - Insta Group Tim Pollard - Wolseley SBC Read the blog...

 

Retro Expo Opens in 24 Hours!

The UK's only dedicated retrofit event opens tomorrow. The three days at the NEC, Birmingham will be brimming with content for anyone interested in the retrofit furure of the UK and the intracacies of the Green Deal.

Meet and do business with 10...
 

Plumb Center Unveil Green Deal e-Survey Tool

Plumb Center will be showcasing their Green Deal training and accreditation package at Retro Expo next week. Plumb Center will also be running interactive demonstrations of their unique Green Deal e-survey package – an e-survey tool for Green Deal...

 

Big Energy Saving Week! Hear from EST

Monday 22 - Saturday 27 October 2012 is Big Energy Saving Week. It is all about letting you know the things you can do to cut your energy bills down to size and help make them more affordable. Throughout the week there are events happening up and down the...

 

Retrozine is now LIVE!

With less than two weeks to go before Retro Expo opens it doors, our dedicated show magazine is now available to view online and download. It is brimming full of the latest information on developments behind the show, including the Green Deal Summit –...

 

Retrofit Partnership to Host Green Deal Summit

Birmingham Energy Savers (BES) and Carillion Energy Services (CES) will be hosting the Green Deal Summit on 30 October – 1 November 2012 following the announcement of its energy efficient partnership on the 8 October. CES are now looking for partners to...

 

Visit GD ORB for Regular Industry Updates

The Green Deal Oversight and Registration Body (GD ORB) – ran by Gemserv with their partners REAL – will be giving regular special presentations on their stand throughout Retro Expo. The GD ORB's role will include maintaining a register of all authorised...

 

Green Deal Officially Live

The Government’s flagship Green Deal initiative, launched on 1 October, heralds the beginnings of a retrofit programme that will present enormous opportunities for businesses in 2013 and beyond. “The Green Deal will empower consumers by giving them new...

 

Why is the Green Deal Exciting?

For a short, succinct and easy to understand look at the Green Deal. And to give you a good idea why it matters as a business and a consumer click right here... www.youtube.com/watch?v=CryqSt4Cbl0

 

Big 3 Energy Suppliers Sign for Retro Expo

Retro Expo will feature some of the UK's biggest and best known energy suppliers later this year. Three of the 'Big 6' have signed as Silver Sponsors - British Gas, EDF and E.ON - and Carillion Energy Services and Willmott Dixon have also pledged their...

 

NEA Now Official Retro Expo Charity

Retro Expo has chosen its official charity for the 2012 event. National Energy Action (NEA) is the national charity which aims to eradicate fuel poverty and campaigns for greater investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor and...

 

Dragon's Den Contestants Confirmed

One of the hotly anticipated parts of Retro Expo will be the Dragon’s Den - a healthy slice of interactive, constructive and business-related fun during the show. We can now confirm the seven product innovations that will present in our non-domestic...

 

SHAP to Play Major Role in Green Deal Summit

The Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP) published the Community Green Deal in December 2010, which proposed five building blocks that provide a framework to support a holistic approach to delivery of housing retrofit at scale. The framework...

 

BBC Presenter to Host Green Deal Skills Conference

The scale of the Green Deal training challenge is to be debated at a dedicated skills conference this autumn, sponsored by the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies and hosted by BBC journalist and news presenter Naga Munchetty. The...

 

Enter Now - Retro Expo Awards

The deadline is fast approaching for entries to the Retro Expo Awards. Whether you have an innovative product or service, have delivered an inspiring retrofit project or see yourself as a retrofit pioneer, this week is your last chance to submit your FREE...
 

Drink and Learn at The Ideal Heating Bar

Ideal Heating will be hosting the bar at Retro Expo. Each visitor to the show will receive, along with the Show Guide, an Ideal beer mat that is to be used to redeem your free drink. Please note that as well as completing the reverse of the beer mat it...

 

Green Deal Speakers Live!

Want to know who is who at the Green Deal Summit? With 35 sessions being delivered by 85 speakers across seven modules you will need to make good use of your time. Speaker profiles are now live on the dedicated Green Deal Summit website -...

 

Costa Coffee and Royal Mail at Retrofit Buyers Forum

The Retrofit Buyers Forum now has over 60 Buyers confirmed. A raft of major industry names wishing to know more about the retrofit and green deal supply chain will be to attending. Importantly this unique forum will give participants an unrivalled opportunity...
 
 
RETROFIT NEWS

Retrofit for purpose: Old buildings get a green facelift

One of the best ways of reducing energy consumption and saving money is retrofitting - in effect, adding new tech to old kit. Technologies, such as thermally-efficient cladding, LED lighting, heat exchangers and smart metering, could save UK businesses £3bn to £5bn a year, according to the Carbon Trust, the energy saving...

 

1North Scotland Approved for Green Deal Finance

Glasgow based Green Deal Provider is one of the first Scottish Providers to have received the full “on boarded” accreditation, which qualifies it to actually write a Green Deal plan. The Green Deal is an innovative financing mechanism that lets people pay for energy-efficiency improvements through savings on their energy bills. 1North...

 

Whitehill & Bordon; supporting the Green Deal and ECO

Here in Whitehill & Bordon we are supporting the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation by making residents more aware about them, through press releases, social media and events. We hope that this will encourage householders to access the Green Deal and ECO. East Hampshire District Council has also joined up with other councils...

 

SBS Animations make it simple to meet retrofit regulations

Sustainable Building Solutions (SBS), part of the Travis Perkins Group, has released three LABC registered animations to demonstrate how to meet efficiency regulations for a series of new and traditional building methods.

The animations are available to view on...

 

Report calls for non-domestic Green Deal relaunch

A report by the Westminister Sustainable Business Forum and Carbon Connect – “Building Efficiency – Reducing Energy Demand in the Commercial Sector” – has made a number of recommendations to Government to tackle some of the biggest barriers to greater energy efficiency in the commercial buildings sector....

 

Green Deal firms 'could break the law' in Wales

Companies selling the UK government's flagship energy-saving scheme in Wales could be breaking the law, a BBC Wales investigation has found. Green Deal offers loans for energy saving measures such as insulation. But consumer show X-Ray had misleading information given to it in secretly recorded calls to two firms...

 

Vent-Axia wins award for heat recovery unit

Vent-Axia has won the Building Services Product Innovation of the Year accolade at this year's prestigious Retro Expo Awards.

The company received the award for its Lo-Carbon Tempra single room heat room heat recovery unit, which offers the benefits of both continuous ventilation and heat...

 

Retro Expo Awards 2013: winners announced

The winners of the Retro Expo Awards, celebrating Britain's most inspiring retrofit products, projects and people were announced this evening (5 December 2013) at the Building Design Centre in London. The Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Better Retrofit Partnership, honoured 12 pioneering initiatives from across the UK. The winners are...

 
 
 
 

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