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Retrofit Carbon Calculator for Social Housing Providers

United House, the company which has partnered SuperHomes in developing the innovative WHISCERS insulation system, has launched a new online tool. The Value Carbon Calculator enables social housing providers to choose from a range of possible eco retrofit measures to see how such a selection would reduce the CO2 emissions associated with a particular house type.

House type options are:

  • Three-bedroom Victorian terraced house
  • Three-bedroom inter-war terraced house
  • Three-bedroom 1950s/60s semi-detached house
  • Three-bedroom flat in a tower block

The measures you can select are:

  • New high efficiency gas boiler
  • New ‘A’ rated windows
  • Wall insulation to Part L
  • Roof insulation to Part L
  • Floor insulation to Part L
  • Draught proofing package
  • Low energy lighting
  • Water saving devices

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