Introduction to the Framework

The Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works framework (N8) allows local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to source specialist suppliers for the installation of 21 energy efficiency measures and associated works delivered through 2 workstreams.

Fully OJEU compliant, the framework is suitable for low, medium and high rise housing schemes, schools and colleges and all other types of public sector buildings.

Consultancy and project management support is available through the Energy Efficiency Consultancy Services framework N8C.

Procurement guide - PDF

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Procuring Energy Efficiency Measures


Workstream 1 (Individual Measures)
Relates to the provision of 21 individual energy efficiency measures

Workstream 2 (Multiple Measures)
Relates to the provision of all 21 energy efficiency measures and associated repair works

Value Bands

Workstream 1

£0 - £750,000

Workstream 1

£500,000 - £1.5million

Workstream 1

Over £1.5million

Worksteam 2

Any value

Energy Efficiency Measures

  • External wall insulation
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Internal wall insulation
  • Insulation materials (Loft)
  • Biomass boilers
  • Solar PV with battery storage
  • Air to water heat pumps
  • District heating interface units
  • Traditional boilers
  • Rainscreen and cladding
  • Combined heat & power (CHP) or combined cooling & heat & power (CCHP)
  • Gas absorption heat pumps
  • Boiler optimisation technologies
  • Lighting controls
  • EV charging infrastructure
  • Solar thermal systems
  • Building energy management systems
  • Floor insulation
  • Ground source heat pumps
  • Commercial boilers
  • Electric heaters

Benefits of using SWPA frameworks

Recognised technical expertise

Knowledge & expertise of procurement

Ongoing project support

Fast & efficient procurement

Financial gains

Commitment to better buildings and homes

Appointed Companies for N8

-- Ameresco
-- British Gas Social Housing
-- Crystal Electronics
-- Custom Solar Ltd
-- E.On (Midlands)
-- Gibson Specialist Technical Services

-- Ivor Cook
-- Kensa
-- Low Carbon Exchange
-- Sure Maintenance
-- Sustainable Building Services (UK)
-- Swarco UK Ltd

-- Synergize Ltd
-- Thermal Earth Ltd
-- United Living (South)
-- Zing Energy

Note: For details of appointed companies in workstream 1 by individual measure, value band and geographic region see the Procurement Guide

Contact SWPA for more information on this framework

Call us on 01895 274800 Email

This framework is valid until 8th November 2024

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