Our vision is to create a zero-carbon fuel wealthy world.

A world with no carbon emissions and an abundance of cheap energy that is freely available to all.

Net Zero Emissions

The UK Government has set a climate change target date of 2050 to achieve net-zero emissions across all greenhouse gases, with the Scottish Government setting its own world-leading target of 2045.

Our transition to a country of net-zero emissions will be for the benefit of our environment, our people, and our prosperity, and our contribution to climate change will end, definitively, within one generation.

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Green Home Systems is committed to these goals and believes they can be achieved sustainably while also producing further benefits to society such as reducing fuel poverty and improving health. By increasing the energy efficiency of housing we can not only lower carbon emissions but also the cost of energy bills, and this improves the quality of our lives by creating warm, affordable and healthy homes.

Circular Materials

To make this shift to net-zero work properly we must transform the way we live our lives by adopting an economic model that prioritises the use of circular materials: materials made from recycled products to prevent unnecessary landfill and its negative environment impact.

Retrofitting existing homes can be difficult and requires a range of methods and systems to facilitate low energy consumption, while also remaining sympathetic to the original building design. As a whole, the construction industry accounts for approximately 60% of all UK materials use and one third of all materials waste, and we minimise our contribution to this by prioritising low carbon solutions.

The primary components in our insulation systems are manufactured using 80% recycled post-consumer glass cullet, and we are committed to continuing to advance the use of circular materials within the construction industry. By choosing to install recycled materials we can create high performance housing with the minimum of environmental impact.

Eradicate Fuel Poverty

Fuel poverty and climate change go hand-in-hand. It occurs when, in order to heat the home to an adequate standard of warmth, a household needs to spend more than 10% of its total income on fuel. It is estimated that across the UK 6.9 million households live in fuel poverty and a total of 20.7 million homes fall below energy efficiency standards. Rising domestic energy costs cause particular problems for the health and well-being of the elderly, with many unable to afford to put their heating on. Living in a cold house increases the risk of flu, chest infections and other respiratory problems, all of which can be fatal.

Although fuel poverty is primarily associated with the elderly, it is an increasing problem for younger people and families who struggle to pay the rising costs of utility bills. By installing adequate levels of insulation and upgrading heating systems we can improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s housing stock, reduce the cost of utility bills and lift households out of fuel poverty. An energy efficient home can be heated adequately and affordably throughout the year and will help to maintain a healthy living environment for its occupants.

Our Impact

We are very proud of our achievements to date which include completing in excess of 10,000 energy efficiency projects that has resulted in more than 7,000 families being lifted out of fuel poverty and prevented more than 500,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide being emitted into the atmosphere.