Each Home Counts Newsletter 9 December 2016


‘Each Home Counts Review’ Newsletter

9th December 2016


The Review team and Peter are working closely with the design team finalising the layout and graphics for the Review report. The report content is now locked down and input from workstream leads complete.

We plan to publish the Review report as soon as we can and will keep you informed regarding when that will be.  We appreciate your continued patience in the meantime.

Advice & Guidance: Ministerial visit
Margot James MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for BEIS and Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility visited the Energy Saving Advice Service on 1st December.

It was an opportunity for the Minister to see the service, which promotes all domestic policies for her department and helps callers to reduce their energy bills.

The Minister listened to live calls from the public and had a demonstration of the new Energy Saving Advice Service (ESAS) Online website, due to launch imminently.

The meeting also allowed a wider discussion on the need for advice for consumers and what the specific proposed recommendations were for the advice and guidance workstream of the Each Home Counts Review report

This week…. Next week…..
The Review teams focus is on finalising the report with the design team in preparation for the Review reports publication.


·        On Wednesday 7 December, Peter Bonfield and the Review team met with representatives from the boiler industry to discuss the Review.

·        On Wednesday 7 December, Peter Bonfield gave evidence to the Committee on Fuel Poverty


Future events

·       HET workstream  and BSI retrofit task group meeting Wednesday 11th January 2017


·       Quality & Standards: Fabric workshop Date to be confirmed
The Bonfield Review Team
The team is:

Peter Bonfield, Kanta Nar, Ben Golding, Pam Wynne, Alison Oliver, Nadine Robinson and Diana Menville

Work-streams are:

·       Advice & Guidance,

·       Insulation/Fabric,

·       Holistic Property Consideration

·       Home Energy Technologies

·       Smart Meters,

·       Compliance & Enforcement

·       Quality & Standards,

·       Consumer Protection,

·       Skills & Training

·       Code of conduct

·       Finance & Insurance

If you wish to contact the Review team about any of the workstreams above then please drop an email to [email protected].

We welcome your interest in the work-streams, so please continue to send in your contributions, thoughts and comments to our joint email account, [email protected]