whg Receives National Recognition for Green Credentials

03 Oct 2019

Published in: Member News

Leading Midlands’s landlord named whg has been named Landlord of the Year at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2019, which were held in Birmingham on 27th September.

Leading Midlands’s landlord whg has received national recognition for its work to provide energy efficient homes across the region.

The housing association was named Landlord of the Year at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2019, which were held in Birmingham on 27th September.

The award recognises whg’s commitment to tackling fuel poverty by looking at ways to improve household energy efficiency and cut carbon reduction.

Paul Dockerill, Director of Energy and Programme Management, said: “We are extremely proud to win this award, which recognises the positive impact we are having on reducing our carbon footprint and addressing fuel poverty in the area.

“Our investment over many years has provided warm homes and reduced energy bills for customers through energy efficient heating solutions and utilisation of renewable technologies and district heating schemes.

“Fuel poverty continues to be a critical issue for the region and we will continue to play our part to support this challenge with our customers.”

Ruth Hale, Head of Sales at Soltherm External Insulations and SMS, said: “whg’s success proves what can be done through people working together, to help play a part in tackling fuel poverty and also to help improve housing stock to the benefit of people’s health and well-being.

“These awards go to show the hard work, passion and great partnership working that goes into what they do. Soltherm are proud to be part of this.”

whg had further success on the night, as it was also highly commended In the Insulation and Fabric Project category, for its work to install external wall insulation to homes.

The Energy Efficiency Awards provide public recognition for the excellent work the energy efficiency sector is doing in implementing energy efficiency schemes that help residents reduce their energy bills, tackle fuel poverty, and reduce carbon emissions, and to help encourage best practice within the energy industry as it works to improve UK housing stock. 

Submitted by Katie from whg
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