Property | 23 June 2023

Watch now: Sustainable Retrofitting for UK Property

Our latest property event brought together an expert panel featuring Kevin McCloud MBE to discuss how to sustainably retrofit your home

Our panel discussed the opportunities and challenges of retrofitting your home or investment property to help lower energy costs and improve sustainability. They also provided a comprehensive overview of other property market developments.

Highlights included:

  • The practical considerations for sustainable retrofitting
  • The biggest winners to raise your EPC rating
  • The regulatory permissions you may or may not need to consider
  • A look at what’s available to help landlords
  • How sustainably designed properties might begin to increase in value
  • A look at the current trajectory of UK property prices, the impact of core inflation and which regional markets are showing immunity to it.


Kevin McCloud MBE – Designer and TV Broadcaster

Kevin is a designer, writer and television broadcaster who has presented Channel 4 series Grand Designs since April 1999. Kevin has also written and presented Grand Designs Indoors and Grand Designs Abroad, and is the Editor-at-Large for the Grand Designs magazine.


Tom Bill – Head of UK Residential Research, Knight Frank

Tom is one of the country’s most respected housing market commentators. A former Bloomberg and Reuters property reporter, Tom currently balances his media appearances with oversight of Knight Frank’s flagship prime central London indices.


Philip Salaman – Managing Director, Quidos

Philip has helped build Quidos into a leading government approved energy efficiency accreditation scheme. Quidos assists clients nationwide through training and technology to identify where they can make economical and ecological savings.


Our Head of Client Investment Management, Natalie Merrens, joined as moderator.

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