Care Home Energy Efficiency

The aim of the site is to help residential care homes operators identify the most appropriate energy efficiency upgrades to make to their buildings in order to save money on energy bills and improve the comfort of their residents.

BRE has developed a bespoke energy assessment tool to identify the most appropriate improvements for YOUR care home.

Your return on investment could be as low as 1 year – Click here to start your journey.

The site also provides guidance on ways to fund and procure energy efficiency improvements as well as information on how to find suppliers and contractors.

The development of this website was funded by the Government department for Business Environment and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). BRE is an entirely independent organisation part of the BRE Trust charity, all of the profits we make from our services go to fund new research and education programmes.

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Step 1
Complete BRE Energy Efficiency Tool

Complete BRE energy efficiency tool

Step 2
Building Improvement Measure

Select appropriate building improvement measure

Step 3
Find Funding

Find funding

Step 4
Find trusted installers and suppliers

Find trusted installers and suppliers

Step 5
Procure Work

Procure work

Step 6
Complete Building Improvements

Complete building improvements

Step 7
Save Money Energy Carbon

Save money, energy, and carbon

Description of the features

Energy efficiency assessment tool

Find out which are the most effective energy efficiency improvements you could make to YOUR care home and the costs and benefits of these upgrades.


Find out about national and local finance initiatives and funding options available to assist with upgrading your care home.


Find out information on commissioning and purchasing energy efficiency upgrades.

Suppliers and Products

Find advice and information to ensure you get the best professional advice, products and installers.

Energy efficiency standards

Find the latest information on energy efficiency standards, building regulations and planning.

Why improving the Energy Efficiency of the building is important?

  • Reduce your energy costs and enable you to make continued year on year financial savings.
  • Improve the comfort of your home for your residents and staff.
  • Help tackle climate change and reduce greenhouse gases.

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We are keen to ensure this new website and energy tool provides you with useful and easy to follow information.

We would therefore greatly appreciate any feedback you have regarding things you think could be improved as well as things you like about the website.

Similarly, if you have any questions then please get in touch with us using the form or contact us as [email protected]