The consultancy dedicated to scaling-up whole-house retrofit

We offer consultancy, media and training to the domestic retrofit sector. As the UK prepares to improve 20 million homes through fabric-first, whole-house and high-quality domestic retrofit, Osmosis offers access to the leading experts who literally wrote the book. 

Mission Retrofit

Osmosis supports the retrofit industry’s clients and practitioners to raise quality and improve outcomes.
Image courtesy of Nottingham City Homes

We have helped a range of companies from start-ups, SMEs, universities and multi-nationals to local authorities and housing associations. Our finger is on the pulse of the energy efficiency sector. We have an extensive network and a deep understanding of the sector. We have a real-world view, but we are passionate about people and the planet.

We are a small consultancy with a big belief in the potential that large-scale domestic retrofit has to transform society through reducing C02, tackling fuel poverty and creating social and economic benefits.

We support our clients to achieve their goals in retrofit. We offer and technical and business development consultancy as well as resourcing solutions. 

achieve your retrofit goals

Team Osmosis

Our small and friendly team have decades of experience in the domestic retrofit sector, with complimentary strengths. Such is our experience, the chances are that one of us have confronted your retrofit challenge before. We pride ourselves on a friendly and professional approach.   

David Pierpoint

Chief Executive

David is our Founder and has spent over a decade at the coalface of retrofit. David specialises in business development, marketing and strategic consultancy. He is a regular speaker and facilitator at industry events and always seems to know someone who knows someone! 

Dr. Peter Rickaby

Associate

Dr Peter Rickaby was the Technical Author of PAS2035 and PAS 2030 (2019). He has decades of experience in domestic retrofit and is now a key government advisor. Peter also heads up the UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings and was the lead author of The Retrofit Academy’s Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management course.

Alan Pither

Associate

Alan is a leading expert in building assessment and energy modelling. He advises leading housing associations on developing retrofit approaches and is a respected trainer, mentor and assessor on The Retrofit Academy.      

Lisa Pasquale

Associate

Lisa Pasquale is one of the UK’s most experienced building performance consultants and gained a UK Green Building Council Rising Star award in 2016. Lisa has extensive knowledge of in-use building operation and management, building physics, low-energy services, and fabric design for new build and retrofit domestic and non-domestic buildings.

Meet the team

Our Clients include

The Retrofit Academy CIC

Osmosis provides the engine room of the Academy, which provides outstanding professional education in the retrofit sector, including the award-winning Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management. 

Energiesprong UK

Osmosis supports Energiesprong in its mission to improve the quality and quality of retrofit in the social housing sector. We provide business development support, recently delivering a support service to bring together new consortia to increase supply-side capacity and capability.

Construction Industry Training Board

Osmosis developed a successful bid in to the CITB Productivity Commission to develop national-recognised retrofit qualifications. We also project managed the project from inception to completion.

Renfrewshire Council

Osmosis project managed and drafted the successful entry by Renfrewshire Council in to the BEIS Whole House Retrofit Competition, helping secure £1.7m to transform 75 homes in Paisley.

The Construction Leadership Council/BEIS

We organised and delivered a highly successful event on Sustainability in Construction Training. 

Futurebuild

Osmosis curates the Whole House Retrofit Zone at the UK’s leading construction and design exhibition.

University of Salford

We delivered an industry consultation exercise in support of Salford Energy House 2.0 ahead of their successful application for ERDF-funding. 

Saint-Gobain

We wrote and project-managed a White Paper on the Future of Retrofit on behalf of Europe’s leading building product supplier and distributor. 

Federation of Master Builders

We led a successful bid to the CITB to secure £127k to fund the development of new retrofit training courses. 

The Retrofit Academy CIC

Osmosis provides the engine room of the Academy, which provides outstanding professional education in the retrofit sector, including the award-winning Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management.

Energiesprong UK

We provide business development support, recently delivering a support service to bring together new consortia to increase supply-side capacity and capability.

Construction Industry Training Board

Osmosis developed a successful bid in to the CITB Productivity Commission to develop national-recognised retrofit qualifications. We also project managed the project from inception to completion.

Saint-Gobain

We wrote and project-managed a White Paper on the Future of Retrofit on behalf of Europe’s leading building product supplier and distributor.

Renfrewshire Council

Osmosis project managed and drafted the successful entry by Renfrewshire Council in to the BEIS Whole House Retrofit Competition, helping secure £1.7m to transform 75 homes in Paisley.

The Construction Leadership Council/BEIS

We organised and delivered a highly successful event on Sustainability in Construction Training.

Futurebuild

Osmosis curates the Whole House Retrofit Zone at the UK’s leading construction and design exhibition.

Federation of Master Builders

We led a successful bid to the CITB to secure £127k to fund the development of new retrofit training courses.

University of Salford

We delivered an industry consultation exercise in support of Salford Energy House 2.0 ahead of their successful application for ERDF-funding.
Supporting businesses & organisations

Services

If your challenge is related to retrofit, we can probably respond to it.

Consultancy

  • PAS 2035 Advisory and Compliance
  • Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management
  • Technical Advisory and Modelling
  • Strategy Development
  • Business Planning
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Strategy and Fulfilment

Business Development

  • Bid Writing
  • Competition Entries
  • Industry Engagement and Market Research
  • Events Planning and Organisation
  • Membership Recruitment
  • Commercial Planning

People

  • Leadership Training
  • Retrofit Coordinator Training
  • Course Development
  • Specialist Recruitment and Resourcing 
  • Interim Solutions
Our Services

Contact Osmosis

We would love to hear from you, no matter how large or small your project is. Please complete the Contact Form or email us at info@osmosisconsult.com
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