Construction Enquirer News LHC picks specialist for carbon-cutting work on homes and public buildings
More than 30 renewable energy, heating and insulation firms have won places on a new £800m energy efficiency framework for the public sector.
The Energy Efficiency Measures and Associated Works framework from procurement experts LHC allows local authorities, social landlords and other public bodies to source specialist suppliers who can install a variety of carbon-cutting improvement measures.
It can be used to deliver new and retrofit works on homes and public buildings.
The framework is worth up to £500m in England, £200m in Scotland and £100m in Wales.
Energy Efficiency Measures and Associated Works partners
- A C Whyte (Scotland)
- Aaron Services
- Absolute Solar & Wind
- AD Construction Group (Architectural Decorators)
- Alisa Building
- Aran Services
- BCA Insulation (Scotland)
- Breyer Group
- British Gas Social Housing
- CCG Scotland (Scotland)
- Crystal Electronics
- Custom Solar
- E.On (Midlands)
- Easy Heat Systems
- Gibson Specialist (Wales)
- Insulated Render Systems (Scotland)
- Ivor Cook
- K&T Heating
- Low Carbon Exchange
- MP Group U K
- SERS Energy Solutions (Scotland)
- Sure Maintenance
- Sustainable Building Services (UK)
- Swarco UK
- The Casey Group
- Thermal Earth (Wales)
- United Living (South)
- Zing Energy
The regional lots cover the procurement of 21 individual energy efficiency measures across the UK as well as providing a multi-disciplinary offer.
Mij Rahman, director of procurement at LHC, said: “This framework provides contracting authorities with an easier route to procure a variety of new and emerging energy efficiency technologies along with low-carbon retrofit services.
“There is huge interest and demand in the public sector for this work, but many councils and social housing providers need guidance and support with such technically-led procurement demands.
“To implement their decarbonisation plans, public authorities can take advantage of professional support, through technical and practical guidance available through the N8 framework contractors, and could also seek consultancy support from LHC’s Energy Efficiency Consultancy framework.”
The N8 framework covers: external, internal and cavity wall insulation; biomass heating systems; solar PV with battery storage; air to water heat pumps; electric vehicle charging infrastructure; solar thermal systems; building energy management systems; ground source heat pumps; commercial boilers; and electric heaters.