Looking to reduce your energy bills and make your home more comfortable? We're your partner from start to finish. From the initial Home Energy Plan, to ensuring you have the best suppliers at the right price, we are your one-stop-shop retrofit partner.Get expert help today
Guardian Money writer gets independent advice on his home's energy efficiency.
After what felt like a lot of fruitless phone calls to find an expert, step forward Becky Lane, who runs Furbnow, a firm set up to fill exactly this space in the market. She generously agreed to allow Guardian Money to trial the service and, a few weeks later, one of her home assessors, Adrian, was dispatched to Hertfordshire, where he spent a few hours crawling all over our house...
We'll send an accredited retrofit assessor to do an in-depth survey of your property. Then we'll send you a clear action plan showing options and cost estimates to upgrade your home (you won't need to Google every other word).Get expert help today
We're focused on giving you the best, most unbiased advice and then making the retrofit process as easy as possible. We have two options:
Full project management: We organise the work, the deadlines and the entire installation and process and aftercare, only involving you as much as you want.
Project Support: You'll find the contractors and we'll help advise you throughout the process to make sure it all goes to plan.
Most of our home upgrade projects result in a higher home value, lower home energy consumption, less CO2 emissions, and a healthier, more comfortable place to live. Once your project is complete, we're always here to answer any questions and help you get the most from your home upgrades.Get expert help today
"I feel really reassured that Furbnow can help me find installers and get my retrofit project started."
- James, London
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An assessor home visit and detailed picture of how you can improve energy-efficiency
Using modern techniques and insulation inspection to diagnose your energy needs
You’ll get a detailed breakdown of where your home can be improved
You’ll get plans and quotes based on your budget and goals to carry out changes in your home
Our Home Energy Plan shows the path forward for your property.
An overview of the current performance of your home and how it could improve.
A detailed breakdown of potential problem areas in your home. The next steps for your project if you decide to start your retrofit.
An outline of the outcomes the project will bring to your home as well as a breakdown of all the energy efficiency measures you could install and the best measures to invest in first.
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