Author Archives: Carl Bairstow


UK Government Clean Growth Strategy October 2017 – summary of measures

A summary of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy announced today and its impact on Housing Policy: ECO will be extended with funding at current levels … read more


10 EN team members x 10 volunteering hours: #1 Carl Bairstow x Rotherham Food Bank

As part of EN’s 10 year celebrations, our 10-strong team have all chosen a Yorkshire-based community project to contribute 10 hours at least in volunteering. Everyone has enjoyed finding out more about the challenges these projects face daily and the work that goes into sustaining them for local communities. Their individual experiences will be posted here over the coming months. read more


Solving the National Housing Crisis

We now have more visibility of the new government’s housing policy, which appears to entail selling off more social housing under extended Right to Buy … read more


Deal or No Green Deal?

The Green Deal was introduced in the Queen’s Speech back in May 2010 with the aim of making UK properties more energy efficient at no upfront … read more