FutureProof services are designed to make it easy for homeowners and builders in the West of England to carry out energy saving improvements and refurbishments with confidence.
Here to help make your home healthier, more comfortable & fit for the future.
Training and skills development are offered by project partners The Green Register, a not-for-profit organisation who have been leading sustainable construction training since 2000.
FutureProof is funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, with the aim of finding new ways to help people make their homes more efficient.
What does FutureProof do?
Supporting homeowners through the process of making energy efficient home improvements, including recommending builders to carry out the work.
Helping builders to fine tune sustainable building skills through on-site, peer-to-peer training, as well as connecting you with our customers who are looking for people with sustainable credentials.
You can find more information about FutureProof and get support and advice here.
What is Bristol Energy Network’s role?
BEN has three strands of work to deliver as part of the FutureProof service:
- Identifying and engage suitable building contractors who are interested in becoming recommended FutureProof contractors
- Carrying out research with both consumers and building contractors to better understand how much consideration is given to energy efficiency measures during home improvements and in what form.
- Identifying roles and support community energy champions to play an active role in at the front end of Future Proof program in supporting consumers and potential new customers undertaking retrofit measures.
The May progress report for FutureProof is here!