EQUANS, ENGIE’s regeneration and services-led business, has been awarded a £22 million planned maintenance contract by social housing provider Acis Group.
The five-year deal will focus on improving residents’ lives by decarbonising the housing stock. EQUANS will support Acis in its push towards net zero carbon goals by making thousands of homes warmer and more energy-efficient, by using new renewable technologies, insulation and low-carbon central heating.
The facilities firm will upgrade properties by installing new kitchens and bathrooms, roofing, fencing and footpaths, as well as the demolition of several unused garages.
The contract was secured through a competitive tender process through the EN:Procure framework.
Acis Group manages and maintains at least 7,000 quality and affordable homes in cities, towns and villages across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire.
Sean Corcoran, regional director at EQUANS, said: “This contract is the perfect opportunity for us to combine our expertise in both regeneration and zero carbon technologies, to support our partners in their drive to make their homes more energy-efficient, whilst also having a positive impact on thousands of residents.”
Andy Turner, Acis Group’s head of asset management, said: “There are a number of exciting new opportunities that this contract can also help us to explore too as we develop our net zero carbon approach, deliver great quality homes, build communities and drive efficiency over the next five years.”
As part of its commitment to social value, EQUANS intends to create 22 apprenticeships – one for every £1 million of the contract, across the five-year term.
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