National Retrofit Centre

The National Retrofit Centre

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BEST FEST Emma Morton

Opened by The Rt Hon. Humza Yousaf MSP, First Minister of Scotland on Wednesday 17th January 2024.

The development of the National Retrofit Centre, co-funded by the Scottish Government, Edinburgh Napier University, and BE-ST, will revolutionise our approach to retrofitting existing buildings in the United Kingdom.

As an extension of the UK Government's National Retrofit Hub, this centre is fostering deep collaboration between industry, academic stakeholders, public sector organisations, and citizens to create a comprehensive national retrofit response.

With clear alignment to a just transition and a focus on industrialised retrofit solutions, the National Retrofit Centre of Excellence is prioritising the use of natural, locally sourced, and sustainable materials. The centre will enable the development and testing of innovative technologies before they enter the commercial market.

Addressing emerging skilling demands

The National Retrofit Centre of Excellence will provide specialised training and resources, as demonstrated in our Low Carbon Learning Programme, facilitating the mainstream integration of these skills into educational institutions as demand increases

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