#OurNorth Net Zero partners

#OurNorth Net Zero partners

Momentum is growing around the NHC’s #OurNorth Net Zero programme, we are very proud to announce our five partners who are enabling the ground-breaking programme designed to help our members decabonise their housing stock. We’re delighted to welcome:

  • Halton Housing
  • Liverpool City Region Housing Associations
  • Thirteen
  • Together Group
  • Consortium Procurement

Their generous support means we can deliver the #OurNorth Net Zero programme which will:

  • Build confidence, knowledge and connections amongst our members through our events and member engagement activity
  • Contribute to securing the policy and resources necessary to decarbonise the North’s existing homes.

A program of #OurNorth Net Zero events kicks off in September addressing the multitude of net zero-related topics and culminates in our AGM  – Summit on 3rd November – which will carry decarbonisation as its key theme.

Our first of two pieces of research is with IPPR North who will demonstrate the jobs and skills potential of retrofit in the North of England, with results being presented at the aforementioned Summit on 3rd November.

Our second piece of research with NAREC will result in an evidence tool available early 2021 which will demonstrate the relative costs and benefits of interventions in different types of homes in the North. This tool will assess the potential interventions which could be applied to up to 30 representative archetypes, setting out the relative costs and benefits, including fuel bill savings for tenants.

Speaking about the partners Northern Housing Consortium Chief Executive Tracy Harrison said:

“We’re incredibly grateful to Consortium Procurement, Halton Housing, Liverpool City Region Housing Associations, Thirteen and Together Housing Group who all recognise the significance of decarbonisation and are willing to partner with us on a programme that will help the wider industry.

“Decarbonisation has the potential to change lives and have a lasting, positive effect on our industry, and our partners are thought leaders who recognise this and share our vision of a Net Zero North.”

We know that for NHC members, it’s not if we decarbonise our homes and neighbourhoods, but how. We want to help you make this happen.  All members can book unlimited free places at our weekly series of webinars in the run-up to our flagship annual Northern Housing Summit. We also have two exciting research projects kicking off.  Keep up to date with #OurNorth Net Zero at https://www.northern-consortium.org.uk/influencing/ournorth/